ROBUSTBASS Aim Methodology


The project is funded by the Hellenic General Secretariat of Research and Technology, in the framework of the 3rd Joint Transnational Call of the ERA-Net COFASP (Cooperation in Fisheries, Aquaculture and Seafood Processing) in collaboration with ERA-NET Marine Biotechnology


Aim of the, Project The aim of the current project is to improve the efficiency of European aquaculture by advancing selective breeding to the next level for European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) through collaborative research with industry.

Funding Scheme

Project funded in the frame of 3rd Joint Transnational Call of the ERA-Net COFASP in collaboration with the ERA-Net MarineBiotech for transnational research in the sectors Aquaculture, Fishery, Seafood Processing and Marine Biotechnology.


Advanced selective breeding for robustness, disease and stress resistance in European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) through the use of Next Generation Sequencing techniques for genetic improvement