IMPRESS – Improved production strategies for endangered freshwater species

IMPRESS brings together 14 participants (9 beneficiaries and 5 partner organizations) from 7 European countries. The participants contributes with different areas of expertise needed to provide high-quality training for early stage researchers focusing on improved production strategies for stocking of endangered freshwater fish.

Participants

Beneficiaries

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

1. Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Norway

Principal Investigators: Finn-Anne Weltzien, Ian Mayer and Øystein Aas

Research focus: Molecular, physiological and socio-economic aspects of salmon reproduction

www.nmbu.no


Muséum National d'Historie Naturelle (MNHN)

2. Muséum National d'Historie Naturelle (MNHN), France

Principal Investigators: Sylvie Dufour

Evolutionary neuroendocrinology and ecophysiology of eel

www.mnhn.fr


Universitat Politècnica de València (UPVLC)

3. Universitat Politècnica de València (UPVLC), Spain

Principal Investigators: Juan F. Asturiano

Research focus: Endocrinology, spermatology and cryobiology of eel

www.upv.es


Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB)

4. Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB), Germany

Principal Investigators: Sven Würtz, Jörn Gessner and Robert Arlinghaus

Research focus: Physiology, conservation and socio-economics of stocking and fisheries management

www.igb-berlin.de


Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI)

5. Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI), Israel

Principal Investigators: Berta Levavi-Sivan

Research focus: Endocrinology of fish reproduction

new.huji.ac.il


University of South Bohemia (USB)

6. University of South Bohemia (USB), Czech Republic

Principal Investigators: Martin Psenicka, Martin Flajshans and Otomar Linhart

Research focus: Fish spermatology and biology of reproduction in fish

www.jcu.cz


ZF-Screens (ZFS)

7. ZF-Screens (ZFS), The Netherlands

Principal Investigators: Ron Dirks

Research focus: High throughput sequencing and analysis of genomic and transcriptomic data from fish

www.zfscreens.com


Conservatorie National du Saumon Sauvage (CNSS)

8. Conservatorie National du Saumon Sauvage (CNSS), France

Principal Investigators: Patrick Martin

Research focus: Production of native salmon stocks for conservation and stocking of European rivers

www.saumon-sauvage.org


PROiSER R&D (PROiSER)

9. PROiSER R&D (PROiSER), Spain

Principal Investigators: Carles Soler

Research focus: Comparative aspects of spermatology in fish

Proiser presentation video

www.proiser.com


Partners

Norwegian Institute for Nature Resources (NINA)

1. Norwegian Institute for Nature Resources (NINA), Norway

Main Contacts: Bengt Finstad

Role of partner: Salmon experiments

www.nina.no


Generalitat Valenciana (GVA)

2. Generalitat Valenciana (GVA), Spain

Main Contacts: Francisco J. Martínez García

Role of partner: Training conservation

www.gva.es


Confradia de Pescadores de El Palmar (CPEP)

3. Confradia de Pescadores de El Palmar (CPEP), Spain

Main Contacts: Amparo Aleixandre Puchades

Role of partner: Training eel conservation & eel experiments

www.cpescadoreselpalmar.com


Galilee Caviar Cooperative Society (GCCS)

4. Galilee Caviar Cooperative Society (GCCS), Israel

Main Contacts: Avshalom Hurvitz

Role of partner: Sturgeon samples & experiments

www.karatcaviar.com


Fischucht Röhnforelle GmbH & Co (FRG)

5. Fischucht Röhnforelle GmbH & Co (FRG), Germany

Main Contacts: Peter Groß

Role of partner: Sturgeon samples & experiments

www.rhoenforelle.de


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