This research programme produces knowledge of the habitat requirements of fish and the impacts of environmental changes on fish populations. This information is needed when evaluating the state of the environment and the management of fisheries.
Mass removal of unwanted fish. Photo: Jukka Ruuhijärvi
The programme consists of several projects, divided into three main categories
habitat requirements of fish and the effects of environmental changes on fish populations
assessment of habitat restoration and development of restoration methods
environmental monitoring and development of monitoring methods.