The AFDC is a centre of excellence for aquaculture and fisheries research focusing on fisheries and fish population genetics, health of aquaculture species, and marine mammal research.

To goal of the AFDC is to support, stimulate and promote the development of aquaculture and fisheries, thereby enabling these sectors to achieve their full socio-economic potential by utilising sustainable natural resources

Centre Director

Prof Sarah Culloty 

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