9. September 2019
“Municipal coastal planners are being subjected to a lot of criticism for failing to take everyone’s interests into account, although they do an important and good job,” says senior researcher Ingrid Kvalvik at Nofima. Researchers are now going to investigate how coastal managers can do an even better job.
22. August 2019
A new report shows that between 2012 and 2016 there have hardly been changes in the amount of feed being produced for Norwegian salmon farms and in the quantities of salmon being slaughtered at Norwegian fish farms. However, a higher percentage of feed raw materials are now being derived from the land.
15. August 2019
Advanced technology is helping the aquaculture industry to take a step towards the future. But what about biology?
2. July 2019
Previously, Nofima scientists have reported that salmon skin is strengthened if there is enough omega-3 and zinc in their feed. A new report shows that these nutrients also provide an important interaction in the intestines and likely the gills of salmon.
6. June 2019
A research report from Nofima and the NTNU Social Research puts forward new ideas for the future planning of sea areas. For example, could the introduction of marine industrial parks – industrial parks at sea – provide more space for the aquaculture industry?
3. June 2019
This week, over 70 scientists and industry professionals from 16 countries gather in Tromsø, Norway to launch the EU funded AquaVitae project.
25. April 2019
In recent years, amoebic gill disease (AGD) has become a serious disease among sea-farmed salmon. Researchers are now developing a new method of treatment that will be milder on both fish and the environment compared to existing methods.
8. April 2019
Now CtrlAQUA SFI is half way through the lifetime of the centre, which is from 2015 to 2023. For anyone who are curious of the status and way forward for the research on closed containment aquaculture, this annual report for 2018 is good to read.
19. March 2019
There is a growing interest in closed containment aquaculture (CCA). Many want to know more, and the questions are many: Why do we need CCA? What exactly is CCA? How widespread will they become?
21. January 2019
How can the marine industries coexist in a good way along the coast? Nofima is now launching a new multidisciplinary research initiative focusing on the coexistence of different coastal industries. The objective is to gain increased knowledge and find better tools for ensuring steady industrial development in Norway.