Tasks and aims

Our current activities may be characterized as:

  • Implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive in Austria for the quality element fish at Austrian rivers and lakes
  • Expert activities in the course of approval procedures under water law
  • Management of the FDA Fish Database Austria
  • Aquaculture research
  • Development of concepts for sustainable fish production compatible with water bodies
  • Technical training of fishery workers and master craftsmen in the fishery industry
  • Adult education in the fishery sector
  • Long-term monitoring of water quality at selected Austrian lakes
  • Development of new methods in the fields of aquaculture, fishing and stock surveys