Nofima reports

Rapport/Report 17/2003 English summary

Heia, Karsten

Publication details

Publisher: Nofima AS (tidligere Fiskeriforskning)

Issue: 17/2003

Number of pages: 8

International Standard Numbers:
Printed: 82-7251-528-8

Open Access: green


Increased efficiency and automation are important for Norwegian mussel producers. The technology for in process sorting exists, but relies on a detection principle for damaged mussels. In this project X-Ray technology has been tested to see if it is useable as the detection method. The results are promising with respect to finding damaged shells, but more effort has to be spent on describing the situation of today. What types of damages are common and how does the manual inspection perform.