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.
12. December 2018
In September 2019, the first symposium on mucosal health in aquaculture will be kicked off in Oslo.
7. December 2018
Scientist Jens-Erik Dessen has studied what farmed salmon should eat in order to optimize growth and health.
5. December 2018
A new, unique web portal is being launched today that reflects the influence of Norwegian aquaculture along the coast – both on the ocean and society as a whole.