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Researcher: Visch, W (Dr Wouter Visch)

Fields of Research

Phycology (incl. marine grasses)
Terrestrial ecology
Archaeology of Europe, the Mediterranean and the Levant
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)

Research Objectives

Fisheries - aquaculture
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Marine systems and management
Rehabilitation or conservation of coastal or estuarine environments
Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology
Other plant production and plant primary products
Expanding knowledge in the agricultural, food and veterinary sciences
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Aquaculture molluscs (excl. oysters)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Assessing the potential for sea-based macroalgae cultivation and its application for nutrient removal in the Baltic Sea; Science of the Total Environment
Environmental impact of kelp (Saccharina latissima) aquaculture; Marine Pollution Bulletin
Farms and forests: evaluating the biodiversity benefits of kelp aquaculture; Journal of Applied Phycology
Growth and biofouling in kelp aquaculture (Saccharina latissima): the effect of location and wave exposure; Journal of Applied Phycology
Optimisation of at-sea culture and harvest conditions for cultivated Macrocystis pyrifera: yield, biofouling and biochemical composition of cultured biomass; Frontiers in Marine Science
Selection mosaics differentiate Rhizobium–host plant interactions across different nitrogen environments; Oikos
Spatial differences in growth rate and nutrient mitigation of two co-cultivated, extractive species: the blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) and the kelp (Saccharina latissima); Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Strontium isotope analysis in prehistoric cod otoliths by laser ablation multi-collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry; Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports
The impact of seaweed cultivation on ecosystem services - a case study from the west coast of Sweden; Marine Pollution Bulletin
Underpinning the development of seaweed biotechnology: cryopreservation of brown algae (Saccharina latissima) gametophytes; Biopreservation and Biobanking

Research Projects

Creating opportunities for Bull Kelp aquaculture; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
Examining the reproductive patterns of natural kelp populations for aquaculture and restoration using environmental DNA; Phycological Society of America (Phyco Soc America)

Research Candidate Supervision