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.
15. March 2018
The best way to keep sea lice at bay is to use proven methods, avoid handling and allocate enough people and time.
15. March 2018
Scientists have compiled a handbook containing research-based advice on the best indicators to use to assess farmed salmon welfare.
12. February 2018
The overall aim of the project is to expand the knowledge on how the environment affects the biology of farmed fish and develop robust systems that may be used to screen and evaluate the impacts of the challenges related to changing environment.
26. January 2018
After ten years of research, Nofima has finally cracked the code on how fish farmers can produce sterile salmon – without genetic manipulation.
22. January 2018
«Smolt production in the future» is the conference with the longest tradition within RAS and close containment in Norway and Europe. The conference is organized by Nofima and Sunndal næringsselskap (SUNS) 23-24 October 2018 in Sunndalsøra at the west coast of Norway. Participants are fish farmers, technology providers, authoroties and scientists. Welcome!
18. January 2018
This project will explore an alternative strategy to treat amoebic gill disease (AGD), a serious problem in Atlantic salmon aquaculture.
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.