ARCTAQUA project has 4 work packages (WPs) to realize the goals. The 8 partners, Nord University (Nord), Akvatik AS (Akvatik), Sigerfjord Fisk AS (Sigerfjord), Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), University of Gothenburg (GU), Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Murmansk State Technical University (MSTU), Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (Berg) will be actively involved in the proposed tasks.


WP1 – Selective Breeding and Reproduction

Will create the conditions for the development of broodstocks to secure high-quality eggs and juveniles, enabling a predictable production. The WP leader is Christos Palaiokostas ( from SLU.

WP2 – Nutrition

Will develop diets and feeding regimes for the nutritional needs of the target species. The WP leader is Vera Bogdanova ( from the Berg Institute.


WP3 – Health and Welfare

Will improve fish health and welfare conditions. The WP leader is Petr Kravets ( from MSTU.


WP4 – Dissemination

Will provide proof-of-concept of the farming of these new species to investors and other stakeholders. The WP leader is José Beirão ( from Nord.