The overall objective of FutureEUAqua is to effectively promote sustainable growth of resilient to climate changes, environmental friendly organic and conventional aquaculture of major fish species and low trophic level organisms in Europe, to meet future challenges with respect to the growing consumer demand for high quality, nutritious and responsibly produced food.
2. March 2018
Research from Nofima confirms that there are a number of ways to farm salmon.
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.
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.
18. September 2017
How does fish farming affect wild fish, and why do fishermen experience the quality of wild fish near aquaculture facilities differently from what scientists have documented?
The Nordic Centre of Excellence for sustainable and resilient aquatic production (SUREAQUA) was established in 2017 to facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration across the Nordic bioeconomy community.
12. June 2017
Organic salmon can be difficult to find in European shops, and people do not know much about organic fish in general. New research highlights the need for updating EU regulations. This could create clearer regulations for organic aquaculture and increased consumer trust.
The overall aim of PrimeFish is to improve the economic sustainability of European fisheries and aquaculture sectors.
MedAID (Mediterranean Aquaculture Integrated Development), a four year EU H2020 research project, will address key factors to improve aquaculture production in the Mediterranean.
The project brings together the best aquaculture experts from over 30 organisations from 12 countries.