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Slim Bendag

Department of Animal Ecology & Systematics
Justus Liebig University Giessen
Heinrich-Buff-Ring 26-32 IFZ
D-35392 Giessen
Phone: +49 (0) 641 99-35728



Fields of interest/focus of work

  • Biology, ecology and nutrition of shrimp
  • Insect-based feed formulation for shrimp aquaculture
  • Sustainable recirculating aquaculture systems
  • Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture systems
  • Novel aquaculture filtration technologies
  • Smart control systems for aquaculture


Scientific career

  • Jan 2022 – Present: Ph.D. student in Sustainable recirculating aquaculture systems at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
  • Sep 2020 – Oct 2021: Master of science in International Marine Biotechnology at the European Institute of Marine Studies (IUEM), Plouzane, France
  • Sep 2017 – Jul 2020: Engineering diploma: Agronomic engineering Majoring in Aquaculture and fisheries at the National Agronomic Institute of Tunisia (INAT), Tunis, Tunisia
  • Sep 2015 – Jul 2017: Undergraduate studies in Biology and Geology at the Higher Institute of Preparatory Studies in Biology and Geology, La Soukra, Tunisia


Peer-reviewed articles



Conference contributions
  • Bendag, S.; Barth, A., Schubert, P., & Wilke, T. (2022) Sustainable recirculating shrimp aquaculture. CEMarine workshop. Giessen. Germany. Talk
  • Bendag, S.; Barth, A., Schubert, P., & Wilke, T. (2021) Sustainable shrimp farming for metropolitan areas. Bioball annual meeting, Frankfurt, Germany. Poster
  • Bendag, S.; Barth, A., Schubert, P., & Wilke, T. (2021) Insect-based sustainable shrimp aquaculture. ICMS International Conference on Marine Science, Cartagena, Colombia. Talk