Specifically, ILVO’s technical research for fisheries focuses on reducing the impact of the current beamtrawl, continuing to develop electric pulse fishing and passive fishing, and research on the survival of discarded fish.
The aim of this partim study is to get more insight into the effect of excluding bottom disturbing activities, in casu bottom trawling, on the characteristics of the endo- and epifauna communities of sandy sediments in wind farms.
A flexible team can be called on to perform both desk and field work, whenever and wherever necessary.Els VanderperrenRental of installations for marine experimentsAt ILVO, various recirculation systems are available in which exposure experiments (contaminants or other stressors), feeding trials, survival tests, and trawl tests can be done, or in which
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Interesting links (in Dutch)
General info about PAS:
www.natura2000.vlaanderen.beInformation about low-emissions animal housing:
www.vlm.beAmmoniak - Kenniscentrum InfoMilwww.vlaanderen.be/nl/publicaties/detail/code-van-goede-praktijk-voor-emissiearme-stalsystemen-in-de-varkenshouderij
For example, a chewed cable hitting a metal support beam can result in the cows avoiding certain cubicles. Also, stray voltage may only occur under certain circumstances. For example, only after cleaning the milking robot or in humid weather conditions because the insulation around a cable is only slightly damaged.