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Drawing on the natural abilities of Pacific salmon to fight sea lice

Do Pacific salmon species carry a secret they could share with Atlantic salmon? What is it in the genes that make these relatives of Atlantic salmon less susceptible to lice? Researchers will now find the answers these questions, and they will use the method that just received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry – gene editing using CRISPR-Cas9.

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AquaIMPACT

AquaIMPACT is a EU-funded research project that integrates breeding and nutrition to increase the competitiveness of the EU's aquaculture of Atlantic salmon, rainbow trout, gilthead sebream and European seabass, to ensure food and nutritional security and to satisfy consumers' demands for high quality seafood with limited environmental impact.

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Norway is the senior player in salmon farming in the north; but could we also learn from the smaller and younger industry players?

Salmon farming: A relatively new industry in the northern region which provides food, jobs and prosperity, but also carries an environmental impact, with protests and irritation following in its wake. How should this industry be managed in a way that ensures sustainable future development? Researchers in four countries are now looking into this question.

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