Fish health

In the Fish Health Department, the main concern is for the well-being of fish. Our job is done through regular services and commissioned research projects.

 

The Fish Health Department provides these services:

  • Lice countings
  • Lump fish studies
  • Determining various lice species
  • Gill studies

 

Current research projects include:

  • Migrant behaviour of sea trout smolt
  • Sea trout health
  • Distribution and diseases of humpback salmon

 

The Fish Health Department also provides lectures, counselling and education.

Staff

Name Position Telephone Email
Asbjørn Dahl Jacobsen Monitoring +298 77 47 26 asbjorn@fiskaaling.fo
Bjørt í Niðristovu Monitoring bjort@fiskaaling.fo
Edvard í Skorðini Joensen Monitoring +298 77 47 02 edvard@fiskaaling.fo
Jákup Jacobsen Monitoring +298 77 47 25 jakup@fiskaaling.fo
Kim Steve Gerlach Bergkvist Monitoring, PhD +298 774 708 kim@fiskaaling.fo
Kirstin Eliasen Head of Department, PhD +298 774 703 kirstin@fiskaaling.fo
Teitur í Stórustovu Monitoring +298 77 47 07 teitur@fiskaaling.fo
Unn Vagnsdóttir Johannesen Coordinator, biologist, MSc +298 77 47 20 unn@fiskaaling.fo