Stolt Sea Farm, partner in a new European project: AQUAFAAANG

Stolt Sea Farm is a partner in a new European project, AQUAFAAANG, the purpose of which is to make fish stocks more resilient by improving their resistance to posible illnesses.

Duration: May 2019 to May 2023. Place of execution: our facilities in Quilmas (A Coruña).

The objective is to promote the health of farmed fish by improving their resistance to posible illnesses.

A visit of the team took place in Cabo Vilán farm, Camariñas, on the 26th of May 2022. It involved 22 researchers from different institutes of reference in the sector at a worldwide level, who were guided through our facilities; a tour that was accompanied with explanations by our colleagues from the farm guided by Ana Riaza (R&D Director) as well as by our Sustainability Director (Carlos Tavares)

The project will be carried out by a research consortium made up of the following research centres:

The Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Wageningen University & Research (WUR), French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRAE), ​EFFAB, The University Court of the University of Aberdeen (UNIABDN), The University of Padova (UNIPD), The Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, The University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), Zaklad Ichtiobiologii i Gospodarki Rybackiej – ZIGRPAN, The University of Birmingham y la Universidad de Barcelona.