Selected projects and collaborations

Our current and completed projects and collaborations include:

Insect meal inclusion in feeds for ornamental fish – a project carried out for FishScience a company producing “high quality, effective products…which used natural ingredients wherever possible” to provide scientific data to support their release of a range of insect based ornamental fish feeds.

Industrial partner in a KESS studentship with Cardiff University School of Biosciences and the Environment Agency to develop a novel, cost-effective and rapid method to screen for and genotype Saprolegnia parasitica strains on fish hosts and within water samples.

Development of pop-up oyster hatchery concept – a project carried out in partnership with Mumbles Oyster Company to spawn Ostrea edulis, raise larvae and spat ready for ranching in Swansea Bay.

Commercial testing of various feed additive products, mineral additives, enzymes and toxin binders in fish and shrimp for clients in the Netherlands, Belgium, and the UK.