Freshwater recirculation aquaculture paved the way for saltwater recirculation technology. Foto Martin Dam Kristensen

Course in Salt Water Recirculation Aquaculture Technology

Friday 21 Dec 12
by Line Reeh


Alfred Jokumsen
Senior Adviser
DTU Aqua
+45 35 88 32 57

DTU Aqua offers a training course in Salt Water Recirculation Aquaculture Technology for the Baltic Sea Region from Saturday 5th - Wednesday 9th October 2013.

The course is addressed to participants from the Baltic Sea Region and is part of project Aquabest of the Baltic Sea Region Programme 2007-2013.

The primary aim of the course is to transfer knowledge on recirculation aquaculture technology to fish farmers.

The course is targeted at consultants and representatives of core aquaculture organizations within the region, in order for them to disseminate the acquired knowledge to local fish farmers and to stimulate establishment of new recirculation aquaculture companies.

The course will provide the participants the ability to:

•Recognize central water treatment components in salt water RAS

•Identify suboptimal water quality and assess

corresponding actions

•Apply treatment components for solids removal and dissolved matter

•Distinguish nitrification from denitrification and compare important factors influencing both processes

•Describe effects of feed loading and feed composition

Participation in the training course incl. lodging, meals and course material is paid by the DTU Aqua Aquabest budget. However, travelling costs to Hirtshals (turn/return) must be covered by the individual participant.

Travel information: The closest airport is Aalborg airport about 60 km south of Hirtshals. From the airport we can assist you to be picked up by taxi to Hirtshals.

How to apply for the course:

Please fill in the application form by using the link below and mail it to Alfred Jokumsen ( no later than 1st May 2013.

Application form at Aquabest website

Application deadline:

May 1st, 2013

The course coincides with the 2nd Workshop on Recirculating Aquaculture Systems taking place on 10th - 11th October 2013 in Aalborg. The workshop is organized by the Nordic Network on Recirculating Aquaculture Systems. For further meeting and enrollment details, please visit The workshop venue is about 10 km from Aalborg airport

For further information about Aquabest:

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