Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares

Role in the Project (main actions):

  • Coordination of the genetic characterization of european shads populations.
  • Collect samples and organization of a sample database of european shad populations.
  • Development and cross calibration of informative genetic markers for shad stock identification.
  • Genetic characterization of population structure and stock analysis.
  • Compiling information on the distribution and conservation status of shad populations.
  • Produce an website on european shads with all relevant information on ecology, genetics, geographic distribution, and conservation.
  • Experimental rearing of shads.
  • Contribution in the preparation and organization of a postgraduate program on Aquatic Resources Conservation
  • Organization of workshops and project meetings.
  • Dissemination of results and activities.