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News | 24/08/2021

Ray, Fish of the Year 2021

Ray, Fish of the Year 2021

Rye will be "fish of the year 2021" in Flanders. VLAM is setting up a promotional campaign around this fish species, with remarkably many nuances and facts. Again, ILVO determined the sustainability of the "fish of the year".


Status of the fish stocks

Where do Belgian commercial fishermen fish? What species do they catch and how much? What is the state of fish stocks in those places, and how exactly is that calculated? When can we speak of a sustainably fished stock?

From data to science-based recommendations Belgian fishermen fish for more than 50 species of fish and shellfish in no fewer than 10 different fishing areas, from the Bay of Biscay in the south to Skagerrak in the north. The status of each of these species in each marine area is evaluated annually.

Status of the fish stocks


Living Lab Agrifood Technology is an initiative spearheaded by ILVO or the Flemish Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Weworkin close cooperation with a vast network of stakeholders.

Research projects

Fostering Precision Agriculture and Livestock Farming through secure access to large-scale HPC-enabled virtual industrial experimentation environment empowering scalable Big Data analytics

The other demonstrator is about “Open sea fishing” and will focus on better monitoring of fish prevalence and the marine ecosystem of the North Sea, improvement of fisheries management via multiple sensors on the ship, and the automatic detection of fish species through image analysis.Relevance/ValorizationThe impact of CYBELE will be that (a) an HPC-enabled

Research projects

Automatic shrimp triage

Main research questionIn the research project ‘Accurate selection” ("De Juiste Sortering" in Dutch) aims at innovative processing of shrimp catches on board shrimp fishing vessels. Image recognition is a crucial new element in the new machine.

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