27. June 2018
A mineral-rich ingredient that researchers at Nofima have extracted from fish bones has produced unexpected effects. In experiments where salmon were fed feed with the ingredient, the colour level of the salmon muscles increased considerably.
3. May 2018
It’s been ten years since the first Smolt Production in the Future conference took place in Sunndalsøra, Norway. “Back then, we were talking about using recirculation for smolt production. Now we are discussing closed-containment aquaculture and post smolt production.” says scientist Jelena Kolarevic in Nofima, head of the conference.
11. April 2018
In its third year, scientists, farmers and technology suppliers at the CtrlAQUA Centre have researched and acquired new knowledge about farming in closed-containment aquaculture systems. Such knowledge will contribute to the Centre’s ambition to make closed systems off-the-shelf products.
2. March 2018
Research from Nofima confirms that there are a number of ways to farm salmon.
16. February 2018
A new research project will investigate and analyse relevant management models for aquaculture in the future.
14. December 2017
Åsa Espmark is the new Centre Director of CtrlAQUA. She takes over from Bendik Fyhn Terjesen who has headed the Centre from its inception in 2015.
13. December 2017
A meeting between a construction company from Ålesund and a researcher from Tromsø may lead to increased profitability for a new seafood industry in the Barents Sea.
5. December 2017
If the fishing industry can extract the collagen from fish bones, it could earn millions. Scientists have managed this in the lab.
4. December 2017
The combination of three genetic markers on three chromosomes can be the key to high survival after viral infection in salmon farming.
30. November 2017
Preliminary trials and analyses of omega-3-rich oil from genetically modified rape seed indicate that it is safe to use in salmon feed.