10. January 2014
Scientists at Nofima have developed a new and efficient DNA test to trace escaped farmed salmon, in which they can link the DNA profile of the escaped fish to the fish farm from which it escaped. Testing of the system on a pilot scale demonstrates virtually 100 % accuracy, and simulation of data that has so far been done on an industrial scale is promising.
3. December 2013
In the fight for omega 3 resources, it is important to focus on quality and optimum use – that is the only way to enough omega 3 oils in the future.
New quality analyses give more realistic targets for rancidity in fish oils, which means better quality control opportunities for the industry.
7. June 2013
“This should definitely be a candidate as a seafood souvenir in the Norwegian tourism market.” That’s roughly how Trude Borch, Scientist at the food research institute Nofima, expressed herself.
10. October 2012
Several tests show that the remotely-operated underwater vehicle (ROV) “Seabed Harvester” beats the divers when it comes to harvesting sea urchins – one of the world’s highest paid seafood products.
24. February 2011
Is commercialisation of sea urchins in Greenland possible? Senior Scientist Sten Siikavuopio is participating in the charting of sea urchin stocks and can report promising findings.
28. March 2008
A new Norwegian-Indian research collaboration aims to develop new vaccines for fish and shrimps.
17. March 2008
A new customised dry feed for sea urchins has generated international attention. Scientists at Nofima are now working on reducing production costs and adapting the recipe for large-scale production.