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INRA Experimental Fish Farm of the Monts d'Arrée


Intra-INRA research

PEIMA is an open unit whose scientific activities are performed in collaboration with many INRA research units.

 Our main research partners within INRA are:

  • research units of INRA’s PHASE and GA departments whose work concerns salmonids
    • the GenAqua team of UMR GABI, Jouy-en-Josas
    • the Fish Physiology and Genomic Laboratory (LPGP) in Rennes, in particular the following teams: Adaptation, stress / Growth, flesh quality / Sexual differentiation, ovogenesis / Testicular physiology, puberty / Cryopreservation, regeneration
    • the Nutrition Metabolism Aquaculture research unit in St-Pée-sur-Nivelle (NuMeA)
    • the Agro-environmental Analysis of Crop-Livestock Systems team of UMR SAS in Rennes
  • the Molecular Virology and Immunology (VIM) laboratory in Jouy-en-Josas

Research outside of INRA

The biological material maintained at PEIMA and the skills developed there allow collaborations with:

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Knowledge transfer

PEIMA takes part in educational modules offered by Agrocampus Ouest (Fisheries centre) and the aquaculture section of the agricultural high school of Quimper Bréhoulou. It also provides technical support and expertise to the establishment of the regional aquacultural centre at the aquacultural high school of Bréhoulou.

PEIMA also participates in the transfer of knowledge from research or know-how to the aquaculture profession, who considers it a regular partner. This transfer helps to improve the economic competitiveness and production quality of companies, while taking into account new social demands for the sector.

Finally, PEIMA also maintains an strong partnership with territorial groups (Region, Conseil General, Armorique regional natural park), associations (fishing) and many administrative organisations (Departmental Office for Population Protection).

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