Research groups

The XRAq is made up of 21 groups of research specialists in various areas. These groups belong to six different institutions, all with a great background and experience in the world of aquaculture. Their distribution is as follows:

  • Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC):
    • ICM-CSIC 1: Coastal Biological Processes
    • ICM-CSIC2: Genomics, epigenòmica and Ecotoxicology Aqüàtica
    • ICM-CSIC3: Biology of Marine Invertebrates of Commercial Interest
    • IDAEA-CSIC4: Environmental Toxicology

  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB):
    • UAB1: Health of aquatic species
    • UAB2: Stress, well-being and immunofisiologia in aquaculture
    • UAB 3: Evolutive immunology
    • UAB4: Nutrition practice of species aqüàtiques

  • University of Barcelona (UB):
    • UB1: Metabolism, Endocrinology and fish Nutrition.
    • UB2: Ecology of sweet water species and conservation aquaculture
    • UB3: Histopathology and reproductive biology of mollusks and crustaceans
    • UB4: Fish parasitology and water quality

  • Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC):
    • UPC1: Valorisation of aquaculture products
    • UPC2: Aquaculture facilities engineering
    • UPC3: maritime Engineering and coastal resources

  • Institute of Research and Technology in Agrifood (IRTA)
    • IRTA1: Systems of cultivation, cultivation of zebra mussel larvae and nutrition
    • IRTA2: Health
    • IRTA3: Monitoring of the Environment
    • IRTA4: Quality of the product
    • IRTA5: Reproduction in fish and Biotechnology
  • University of Girona (UdG):
    • UdG1: Ichthyology Genetics