Restocking of lobster at stone reefs in the sea at North West Jutland (39555)

Project Details


The overall idea is to capture mature female lobsters, hatch the eggs and grow larvae to juveniles for restocking in coastal waters around Hirtshals to Løkken. Partners are NSC, Hirtshals/Løkken Fisheries Associations, fishermen and restaurants. DTU Aqua is involved in optimizing knowledge about nutritional requirements of lobster larvae and juveniles to ensure a high survival and growth.

DTU Aqua, National Institute of Aquatic Resources
North Sea Science Park (coordinator)
Villa Vest  (restaurant), Denmark
Lilleheden (restaurant), Denmark
Løkken Fisheries Association, Denmark
Hirtshals Fisheries Association, Denmark

The project is funded by "ENV"-Fonden and FLAG (Local Actions Groups within Fisheries). 

Research area: Aquaculture
Effective start/end date01/07/201830/06/2020