The Institute of Freshwater Fisheries (Veidimalastofnun) is a Governmental institution managing freshwater biota and freshwater fisheries in Iceland. Its principal tasks are research of biota in rivers and lakes, research on freshwater fish stocks supervision and guidance to river and lake fisheries associations concerning sustainable fisheries. Among the Institute of Freshwater Fisheries main tasks is research and consultation concerning impact assessment of projects or structures affecting rivers and lakes, creation and management of data banks on rivers and lakes, their biota and fisheries. Main gaps: Not specified Network type: ‐ Thematic observations ‐ Field stations
Status of Icelandic freshwater fish stocks: Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.), brown trout (Salmo trutta) and Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus), European eel (Anquilla anquilla) and three‐spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus), stock size, exploitation, spatial and temporal changes, catch statistics, fish counters, run timing, juvenile surveys, enhancement of fish stocks etc. Status of freshwater rivers and lakes in Iceland: invertebrate communities, taxa, water temperature, conductivity, chemical analysis etc. When operational: The Institute of Freshwater Fisheries was initially established in 1946 and has been research institutions from 1997.
Veiðimálastofnun ‐ the Institute of Fresh Water Fisheries (Veiðimálastofnun)
Not specified Networks: Arctic and Alpine Stream Ecosystem Research (AASER) (AASER), International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) (ICES), European Environment Agency (EEA)