With freshwater sites in Central Scotland, tropical and temperate freshwater recirculation systems at Stirling, and extensive marine facilities in Argyll in the west of Scotland, we offer some of the largest and best equipped aquaculture research facilities in Europe. 

Our external freshwater and marine facilities support aquaculture research and training.

Marine Environmental Research Laboratory, Machrihanish, Kintyre

  • Purpose built facility for research in marine aquaculture.
  • Commercial scale marine hatchery and nursery/on-growing unit

Niall Bromage Freshwater Research Unit, Buckieburn

  • Research facility for freshwater studies