Algae-based prawns to protect the marine environment

The growth in demand for fish and seafood is harming stocks and valuable ecosystems. In response, food technologist Lukas Böcker and food chemist Severin Eder are developing microalgae-based seafood substitutes in their joint Pioneer Fellowship project.

Severin Eder and Lukas Böcker stand smiling in nature
Severin Eder (l.) and Lukas Böcker want to produce microalgae-based prawns to reduce the environmental impact of prawn farms. (Photograph: Stefan Weiss)
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