|Person in Charge:||Paulo Vaz Pires|
The Department of Aquatic Production (DPA) was created in 1994, when the publication of the most recent ICBAS statutes (D.R nr. 194, 23 of August 1994) took place, and is now one of the 10 Departments of ICBAS. As main missions, the DPA is responsible for teaching a researching in aquaculture and surrounding areas, some of them being:
SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY
- Support to implementation of aquaculture projects and companies in the area.
- Research applyed to areas of commercial interest like fish growth and nutrition, seafood preservation and quality evaluation, etc.
- Aquatic animal Sanitary Laboratory (profilaxy, diagnosis and therapeutic in fish farming and aquarium systems)
- Support to the fish and food industry: hygiene, safety, audits and legislation.
The DPA is composed by 9 teachers (and additionally 2 external) and 5 technicians, that work in research in a total of 10 laboratories
|Address:||Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira n.º 228|