Jonathan Roques


Department of Biological & Environmental
Visiting address
Medicinaregatan 7 B
41390 Göteborg
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Postal address
Box 463
40530 Göteborg

About Jonathan Roques

I am a biologist, specialized in animal welfare, ecophysiology and behavior of aquatic species. My research addresses basic mechanistic questions about how animals face challenges and disturbances from anthropogenic origin.

My main research interest is to optimize the rearing conditions and welfare of animals in aquaculture practices. I use a multidisciplinary approach, combining physiological (stress, metabolism, osmoregulation), behavioral and growth parameters to study the impact of current practices on fish welfare.

I am currently involved in the FORMAS-funded MARTINIS project, which aims to optimize and develop new cleaning technologies for recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS). I am also a member of SWEMARC, the Swedish Mariculture Research Center. SWEMARC, is one of six interdisciplinary research centers at the University of Gothenburg, aiming to increase the sustainability of farming seafood through interdisciplinary and socially engaging research.

More information’s about my work can be found on our websites: (personal website) (MARTINIS project website) (SWEMARC website)