Steinbeis Transfer Center Aquaculture


  • Project consulting
  • Assessment of aquaculture processes and technologies
  • Consulting on integrated aquaculture processes (Aquaponics and integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA))
  • Selection and assessment of (new) types of aquaculture
  • Support with concept development and submitting applications
  • Plant visits and inspection
  • Farming experiments and feeding tests with aquatic organisms
  • Nutrient analysis and carbon footprints
  • Parasite diagnosis relating to cultivated and wild fish

Key Areas

  • Nutrient flows in aquaculture systems
  • Recirculation systems and end-to-end aquaculture processes
  • Farming and breeding of aquaculture species
  • Disease and parasite control strategies

Project Examples

  • Farming of white-leg shrimps for experimentation purposes: impact of montmorillonite materials on shrimp health and the uptake of mycotoxins
  • Survival rate and growth of white‐leg shrimps in experimental settings
  • Farming of African catfish, Nile tilapia, carp and rainbow trout
  • Zoo plankton production for live feeding of fish larvae
  • Fish parasites affecting fresh and salt water fish
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Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 6, D-18059 Rostock
Phone: +49 381 498-3730
Management: Prof. Dr. Harry W. Palm
Dr. Adrian Bischoff-Lang
Dr. Ulrich Knaus
(Stand: 01/17/2019)

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