Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentáries, Spain


IRTA Sant Carles de la Ràpita is a research institute owned by the Government of Catalonia adscribed to the Department of Agriculture. IRTA's purpose is to contribute to the modernization, competitiveness and sustainable development of agriculture, food and aquaculture sectors, the supply of healthy and quality foods for consumers and, generally, improving the welfare of the population.

The research topics of the IRTA Fish Welfare Research Group involved in WIN-FISH are: 

  • Electroencephalography in fish 
  • Stunning methods 
  • Role of SCS in the establishment of welfare indicators 
  • Population and individual welfare indicators 
  • Stress biomarkers (molecular, biochemical, behavioural)
  • Flesh quality and welfare


Role within WIN-FISH

WP 2 leader, classification of SCS in seabream (task 1.3 ), validation of welfare indicators (task 2.2 and 2.3), responsible for experiments investigating effects of stocking densities in the nursery phase of sea bream in RAS (task 3.1).

Learn more about the work packages of the WIN-FISH project

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Dr. Ana Roque
Phone: +34 977 745427 extension 1809

IRTA Sant Carles de la Rapita
Ctra. Poble Nou, km 5.5
43540 Sant Carles de la Rapita
Tarragona, Spain
23 JANUARY 2020