Biography Philip John James
Philip James is a senior scientist who is a highly motivated and has more than 25 years of dedicated aquaculture experience. He has worked at Nofima in Tromsø in the Aquaculture Production Department (Aquaculture Division) for ten years with a focus on the aquaculture of low trophic marine species. He has investigated all aspects of wild collection, roe enhancement and farming of sea urchins. In addition, he is been involved in a range of projects on other low trophic species such as king crab, snow crab and macroalage. Prior to joining Nofima he worked in New Zealand in the Aquaculture division of NIWA on a range of novel aquaculture species including sea urchins, sea horses, sea cucumbers and range of finfish. More recently, in addition toa range of national projects on low trophic species he has been involved in the coordination of a large H2020 project on developing low trophic aquaculture Value chains across the Atlantic (AquaVitae).
Philip John James has 43 publications at Nofima:
1. June 2019 – 31. May 2023
In 2017, the European Commission launched the “Food from the Oceans” report, specifically suggesting that marine species at lower levels in the food chain are the future of sustainable aquaculture.
1. January 2018 – 31. December 2020
The health and welfare of farmed and captured aquatic animals is becoming increasingly important for current and future aquaculture systems. We need to improve our understanding of their health and welfare status to strengthen the resilience and robustness of both the animals and the industry.
1. January 2017 – 31. December 2021
This Nordic Centre of Excellence will develop knowledge and solutions for sustainable and resilient aquaculture production as a part of the blue bioeconomy, with a cross-disciplinary focus.