Hugo Verreycken
  • Herman Teirlinckgebouw, Havenlaan 88 bus 73

    1000 Brussel


1989 …2024

Research activity per year

Personal profile

Research expertise

Experience with a broad range of topics related to freshwater fish as biology, ecology and
distribution of freshwater fish, identification of freshwater fish, fish diseases, survival of fish at
restocking, fish farming and optimization of artificial reproduction and rearing of fish larvae,
reintroduction of endangered freshwater fishes, predation by cormorants, water quality and
fish mortality, fish stock assessments with and without biomass estimation, drawing up Red
list of freshwater fish, sustainable resource management and sustainable angling. In recent
years, the focus has been on the study of the spread and impact of (invasive) non-native fish

Education/Academic qualification

Biology, Master in Biolgy

Taxonomic List

  • bony fishes (Osteichtyes)
  • fishes (Pisces)


  • aquatic management
  • fisheries legislation
  • monitoring network for policy support
  • Water Framework Directive

Thematic List

  • Fish
  • Invasive species (management)
  • Invasive species (species diversity)
  • Fish reference network
  • Catchment areas
  • Water Framework Directive
  • Fisheries (society)


  • fieldwork (observations and sampling)
  • fisheries technology

Geographic List

  • Belgium
  • Europe


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