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The Aquavitae project aims to introduce new low trophic species, products and processes in marine aquaculture value chains across the Atlantic.
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This project aims to assess the levels of microplastics in two oyster species after depuration
The aim of this work is to develop a novel vaccine against Amoebic Gill Disease (AGD)
Development of vaccines for the protection of finfish against disease.
The aim of the project is to identify and characterise antimicrobial peptides from a range of seaweed species and is particularly focused on the functional effect of the peptides extracted from seaweed products.
MFRC researchers are collaborating with IT Sligo to investigate antimicrobial peptides in Atlantic Salmon.
MFRC researcher, Dr José Fariñas-Franco, is involved in this H2020 funded European collaboration which aims to increase the production and exploitation of cultivated seaweed in Europe an environmentally sustainable and socially acceptable manner.