Accommodation & catering
In-house catering at ECIMAT-UVIGO
On-site access, Toralla Marine Science Station - Vigo University Marine Research Centre (Spain)
Description :

Kitchen for staff and visitors use. It has ceramic hob, microwave, refrigerator and freezer. Vending machines with snacks, hot and cold drinks.

Expertise :

Catering for lunches and buffets available on site, access to restaurant with special prize 5 mins walk, lunch room with microwave and refrigerator, vending machines

Contact :
maria.huete@uvigo.es
Biological resources
Marine model organisms at PiE-UPV/EHU
On-site and/or remote access, Plentzia Marine Station (Spain)
Description :

Biological resources and tissue samples (histology, cryopreserved tissues, gametes...)

Expertise :

Expert advise is provided for experimentation with zebrafish, marine bilvalves and gastropods, sea-urchins, polychaettes, copepods, microalgae...specially in regard to toxicity testing and sublethal exposure response testing

Contact :
maria.huete@uvigo.es, xabier.lecube@ehu.eus
Experimental facilities
Climate Controlled Rooms at PiE-UPV/EHU
On-site access, Plentzia Marine Station (Spain)
Description :

Aquaria and tanks for different experimental sets (aquaculture, biomonitoring, ecotoxicology)

Expertise :

Climate rooms, controlled photoperiod, continuous supply of filtered sea and freshwater, metal-free

Contact :
maria.huete@uvigo.es, xabier.lecube@ehu.eus
Biological resources
Organisms collected in the wild at ECIMAT-UVIGO
On-site and/or remote access, Toralla Marine Science Station - Vigo University Marine Research Centre (Spain)
Description :

Collection and supply of local marine flora and fauna from the Southern Galician Rias.

Expertise :

ISO9001 Certified service. Organisms collected at the coast: rocks, beach, harbors or within the Rias environment (40 km offshore/ up to 100m depth). Nagoya clearance and other permits transaction: sampling, transportation

Contact :
maria.huete@uvigo.es, fiz.costa.gonzalez@uvigo.es
Experimental facilities
Dry laboratories at ECIMAT-UVIGO
On-site and/or remote access, Toralla Marine Science Station - Vigo University Marine Research Centre (Spain)
Description :

2 labs with 67 m2 research laboratory for experiments and research work that do not require running sea water (sea water available in attached laboratories). The laboratory is thermally conditioned and has bench space, shelves, storage space and a table for the maintenance of living organisms.

Expertise :

The biosecurity facility has an outlet disinfection to work in open flow with marine bio-hazardous organisms. The facilitiy has 36 x 30 l. subrectangular flat bottom tanks

Contact :
maria.huete@uvigo.es, fiz.costa.gonzalez@uvigo.es
Biological resources
Organisms collected in the wild at PiE-UPV/EHU
On-site and/or remote access, Plentzia Marine Station (Spain)
Description :

Field collected biological resources

Expertise :

Organisms are sampled in, and provided from, intertidal rocky shores, estuaries, mud-flats, harbour areas, beaches. Sampling of organisms from Southern Biscay Bay can be analysed on request and depending on availability (through fishing fleet, scuba dives of opportunity).

Contact :
maria.huete@uvigo.es, xabier.lecube@ehu.eus
Experimental facilities
Dry laboratories at PiE-UPV/EHU
On-site access, Plentzia Marine Station (Spain)
Description :

Labs adjacent to tank rooms for dissection, histology, imaging, molecular biology, cell culture, analytical chemistry, histochemistry and biochemistry, cell separation and fractionation

Expertise :

Basic laboratory processing of marine organisms and their tissues or cells

Contact :
maria.huete@uvigo.es, xabier.lecube@ehu.eus
Biological resources
Rearing of aquaculture animals at ECIMAT-UVIGO
On-site and/or remote access, Toralla Marine Science Station - Vigo University Marine Research Centre (Spain)
Description :

Cultivation of microalgae and zooplankton species for aquaculture studies. Rearing of mollusks, fishes and other marine organisms.

Expertise :

ISO9001 certified service. Microalgae, zooplankton, molluscs, fish and fish larvae

Contact :
maria.huete@uvigo.es, fiz.costa.gonzalez@uvigo.es
Experimental facilities
Mesocosms at ECIMAT-UVIGO
On-site access, Toralla Marine Science Station - Vigo University Marine Research Centre (Spain)
Description :

Large-scale land-based and sea-based floating mesocosms in a nutrient-rich upwelling area

Expertise :

Mesocosms facilities floating platforms for in situ studies (2m3 bags) as well as land-based facilities (cylindrical tanks, 1m3), with benthic and pelagic tanks. All these facilities allow the experimentation with large seawater volumes in close-to-natural conditions. A 40m2 isotherm chamber is also available for mesocosms research in controlled temperature conditions, as well as microcosms tanks and a laboratory in the mescosmos area.

Contact :
maria.huete@uvigo.es, fiz.costa.gonzalez@uvigo.es
Biological resources
Rearing of aquaculture animals at PiE-UPV/EHU
On-site access, Plentzia Marine Station (Spain)
Description :

Maintenance of fish (zebrafish, mullets, flatfish, sea bass…), mussels, marine gastropods, anemone, sea urchins, marine polychaetes, copepods, microalgae.

 

Expertise :

Experience in toxicity testing with aquatic organisms

Contact :
maria.huete@uvigo.es, xabier.lecube@ehu.eus