Fish Physiology.


Facultade de bioloxía (campus de Vigo, Lagoas-Marcosende).
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Research areas

Research lines
Control of food intake in fish by metabolic, neuroendocrine, and environmental factors.
Nutrient sensing mechanisms and energy metabolism in fish.
Interaction between mechanisms controlling food intake in fish and stress response.
Physiology of the pineal gland and melatonin.
Daily and seasonal rhythms in fish. molecular mechanisms of the circadian clock.
The hypothalamus-pituitary-interrenal axis and stress response in fish.
Aquaculture, fish, physiology, trout, sole, turbot, zebrafish, gilthead sea bream, nutrition, feeding, food intake, metabolism, nutrient sensors, welfare, stress, growth, endocrinology, neuroendocrinology, daily and seasonal rhythms

Technological offer

Services offered
Evaluation of stress / farmed fish welfare indicative parameters.
Evaluation of parameters related to metabolism and feeding of farmed fish.
Evaluation of parameters related to daily and seasonal variations in fish culture activity.

Research results