The Institute of Aquaculture "Torre de la Sal" (IATS) is a public research center that belongs in the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC). IATS has been dedicated to research activities in the field of Marine Aquaculture for more than 25 years.
The center is located near the Prat de Cabanes-Torreblanca Natural Park, in the province of Castellón. It has 16 permanent researchers as well as a number of technicians, research students and other support personnel. Altogether they make a first order national and internation critical mass.
IATS researchers are organized in two Departments:
IATS activities are often carried out in collaboration with many other national and international institutions.