We are happy to announce that the 1st International Symposium on Mucosal Health in Aquaculture (MHA2019) will take place in Oslo, Norway from 11 to 13 September 2019. MHA2019 will be the first of its kind and will initiate a unique global network dedicated to advance mucosal health research in aquaculture.
7. December 2018
Scientist Jens-Erik Dessen has studied what farmed salmon should eat in order to optimize growth and health.
A doctoral project shows that more than 1% marine omega-3 fatty acids in feed are essential to preserve the good health of farmed salmon.
5. December 2018
The challenges sea lice pose to the salmon industry have been in recent headlines. Can a diet based on microalgae play a role in solving these problems?
Nofima at Ås, Norway and RISE, The Swedish Research Institute, in Gothenburg, Sweden cooperate in arranging courses in sensory analysis. The next course in the series will be arranged in Ås, Norway, December 9-10 th
A social science journal about management and marketing in the seafood industry.
The overall objective of SafeConsume is to Reduce health burden from foodborne illnesses. The ambition is to initiate a new and broader approach in future research, innovation, education and food safety policy, widening the space of opportunities for improving food safety.
7. July 2016
A lot of research has been carried out on fish welfare over the last few years. But this knowledge is not always readily available to those who need it. An FHF funded research project named FISHWELL will gather and update our knowledge on fish welfare indicators in Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout, putting it together as an operational handbook for the farmers.
30. November 2018
Stress slows wound healing in fish, according to doctoral work done by Lene Sveen at Nofima. Sveen defends her thesis 30 November 2018 at University of Bergen.
29. November 2018
Capture and handling related stressors influencing the amount of blood in fish muscle. Controlled slaughtering (stunning, bleeding and gutting) of fish immediately when they come onboard improves the exsanguination. New research from Nofima shows that most of the blood is drained from the fish within three minutes.