Tromsø Aquaculture Research Station

Tromsø Aquaculture Research Station is located on the island of Ringvassøy, 35 km from Tromsø city centre.

Contact person
Portrettbilde av Heidi Mikalsen
Heidi Mikalsen

Senior Adviser
Phone: +47 924 61 122

Contact person
Portrettbilde av Arne Mikal Arnesen
Arne Mikal Arnesen

Senior Adviser
Phone: +47 995 30 304

The station consists of a land facility for experimental studies of fish and shellfish, and a fish health laboratory for the study of fish diseases, and also a new full-scale sea hatchery for studies of fish and shellfish under natural conditions.

This combination of facilities together represent a unique offer for research within all life stages of the species held at the station.

The station also has a joint technical division which supports the research divisions. Technical division also secures the operation of the station, performs reconstructions and trial set-ups, and maintain the technical equipment.

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