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Mussel industry in Sweden.
Photo: Lars Lanhed

Aquaculture industry in West Sweden

There are a number of aquaculture industries in West Sweden, which farm for example blue mussels, oysters and sea squirts.

Nordic seafarm
Today, Nordic SeaFarm is one of Europe's leading producers of sustainably grown seaweed and collaborates with some of Sweden's best chefs and food companies to constantly develop new flavours, dishes and products from a sustainably grown plant from the sea.

Scanfjord Mollösund AB
Swedens largest producer of blue mussels (Mytilus edulis). Farming predominantly in Bohuslän.

Smögenlax AB
Development of land based RAS-production of salmon (Salmo salar) in Kungshamn.

Orust Shellfish AB
Producer of mussels and oysters around Orust and Lysekil. Combines farming with touristic activities.

Ostrea Aquaculture AB
The only commercial oyster hatchery in Sweden for marketing of spat to farmers in Bohuslän and around Europe. Also cultivation of microalgae.

Bohus Havsbruk
Develops novel technologies for farming of mussels and oysters in Bohuslän.

Musselfeed AB
The company has an industrial process for extracting valuable products from mussels for use in animal feed.

Marine Taste
The idea to make a rich fund of sea squirts was raised in 2017, when a lovely lobster-like scent spread from the cooking where we made organic fish feed from sea squirts. Organic fish feed is a product we also work with in the sister company.

Bröderna Klemmings Dykhjälp AB
Dive operators and fisheries (by diving) of the European oyster (Ostrea edulis). Management of oyster habitats along the coast between Lysekil – Strömstad.

Everts sjöbod
Safaris and fishing tours for oysters, lobsters, mackerel and much more outside Grebbestad. Also a restaurant and lodge.

Collects and sells wild-caught seaweed from Bohuslän. Workshops, seaweed safaris and seminars are also offered.

Swedish Algae Factory
Produces microalgae (diatoms) through recycling of wastewater nutrients for use as feed ingredients or for the production of energy and materials in combination with fertilizer production.

Lysekils ostron och musslor
Small-scale farming of mussels and oysters in combination with seafood safaris.

Karingo AB
Oysterbar, fishing tours and small-scale farming of flat oysters. Also a restaurant and lodge

Saltea Seafood AB
Farming and sale of mussels and oysters from Scandinavia. 

Kobb AB
Seaweed farming.

Tjärnö vattenbruk
Farming of blue mussels outside Strömstad

Mussel expeditions and restaurant in Ljungskile in middle of Bohuslän.

Antens laxodling
Producers of rainbow trout smolt.

Pond Fish and Greens AB
Pond Fish and Greens have developed, built and run several fish farms in urban context in
Sweden. Often combined with vegetables – aquaponics.