dr. Ir Arjen Roem

Area of interest

Arjen’s main research interest is fish nutrition; currently on tilapia and African catfish.

He is focusing on interactions between nutrition, environmental conditions in aquaculture systems and fish health.

As Technical Director in Nutreco Africa he wants to contribute to sustainable aquaculture developments on that continent.

Hence he is also interested in the value chain: evaluating African feedstuffs for local fish feed production and producing healthy fish for food security and human health.

Relevant research

- Tilapia nutrition and gut health

- Novel proteins: algae, insects, ao

- Protein quality in African catfish diets

- Nutritious pond diets

Contact info

Wageningen University

Aquaculture and Fisheries Group (AFI)

De Elst 1, 6708 WD Wageningen, The Netherlands

Arjen.Roem@wur.nl