23. October 2020
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.
12. October 2020
Nofima scientists studied the effect of LED light on salmon performance in closed-containment recirculated aquaculture systems.
21. September 2020
Why have salmon fillets become paler despite more pigment being added to their feed? This is a question that Nofima scientists want to answer.
We need to understand the past, address the present and be able to foresee the future. To achieve this, it is fundamental that we digitalise aquaculture research and industry.
10. September 2020
Audience from all over the world are virtually welcome to the aquaculture town of Sunndalsøra and the webinar «Smolt production in the future» 21 October.
25. August 2020
Scientists have determined that salmon post-smolts tolerate similar level of ozone in brackish water as they do in freshwater.
NewTechAqua is a EU-funded project will test and develop new solutions for European aquaculture.
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.
Climate change is the greatest challenge we will face. Adaptation of our food producing systems will require a much greater effort from all stakeholders involved, as the knowledge gaps are huge and the impact complex.
14. January 2020
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.