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Awards and international recognition of our staff
  • August 2017, Best oral presentation award for our PhD Ruy
  • July 2016: Amit Kumar Sinha, our MSc graduate of 2008, joins the University of Arkansas as Asst. Professor

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Magda Vanhooren
(Sept 18, 1950 - June 20, 2010)

Katrien Dewispelaere
(Nov 20, 1970 - Dec 22, 2010)

The ARC is reknown worldwide for its research, education and services on the culture of fish and shellfish larvae. We are part of the Department of Animal Production, one of the 14 departments of the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering.
Our lab is coordinator of the interfaculty academic research group 'UGent Aquaculture R&D Consortium'. It is also the driving force behind Aqua UGent, a consortium that facilitates interaction and collaboration between the industry and Ghent University’s experts in sustainable aquaculture.

We are running or participating in following organisations, networks and consortia:


Registrations are open for:

International Training Programme on Health management in aquaculture
Sept 25 - December 20, 2017
ITP Health

larvi 2017
7th Fish & Shellfish Larviculture Symposium

larvi 2017

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