The main aim was to assess the exposure of the consumer of Belgian fisheries products to microplastics.
Links between spatial distribution of litter items and human activities such as fisheries, dredge disposal, sand extraction and offshore wind farms (OWF) were investigated.
Progress on shrimp aquaculture has been made through doctoral research. For the first time, researchers have succeeded in successfully cultivating baby shrimp into juvelines.
ILVO and the partners of the European Horti-BlueC project are starting a series of ongoing practice tests for sustainable cultivation substrates.
Fish heads and cutting residues from the fish processing companies, as well as landed substandard fish which may not be sold for human consumption, can be processed with higher quality and more sustai...
The Landing Obligation, which went into effect in all European fisheries from 1 January 2019 is indeed capable of achieving its goal, namely that Europe’s fisheries resources will become healthier.