In operation since 1965, the Ardtoe Marine Research Facility is recognised as a world leader in the development of marine aquaculture science and technology

This continuing pioneering spirit and an ethos of innovation, makes Ardtoe today one of the most dynamic and diverse organisations within the sustainable aquaculture and biosciences sector.


Research and development

Fry production

Wrasse production

Oyster spat and Urchin

Oyster production

Biological supply

Biological supply

Consulting and Training

Consulting and training

Seaweed cultivation