Climate changes are happening right now and they are threatening sustainable growth in aquaculture and fisheries worldwide. ClimeFish wants to draw the focus to the necessity of change, both when it comes to using opportunities while mitigating risks under the effects of climate change on aquaculture and fisheries.
14. March 2016
Climate change has already begun to significantly affect aquaculture, according to FAO. Although challenging, climate change may introduce opportunities for aquaculture if it manages to adapt. In an FAO symposium a Nofima research scientist, Dr. Panya Sae-Lim recently presented key adaptive strategies for breeding programs for farmed aquaculture species under climate change.
26. February 2016
Nofima and the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) have entered a strategic research collaboration (SCR) to work together on projects of mutual interest.
23. February 2016
Through the EU-project AQUAEXCEL 2020, European researchers can apply for conducting research experiments at several top-class aquaculture research facilities in Europe. In Norway, Nofima is partner and has three research facilities that are modern and highly equipped, with plenty of opportunities.
Through the EU-project AQUAEXCEL 2020, European researchers can apply for conducting research experiments at several top-class aquaculture research facilities in Europe. In Norway, Nofima is partner and has three research facilities that are modern and highly equipped, with plenty of opportunities. The first AQUAEXCEL2020 Call for Access is now open, with a deadline of 11 March 2016.
5. February 2016
Lumpfish have become an important weapon in the struggle against sea lice. This means that there are large volumes of it in Norwegian aquaculture. Now the task is to find new ways of using the little working fish.
North Atlantic Seafood Forum (NASF) together with Norwegian Centre of Expertise - Seafood Innovation Cluster and the Norwegian Seafood Research Fund (FHF) presents a historic and unprecedented opportunity to bring key salmon players, researchers and leading experts of the world together to embark on new paths to combat sea lice.
4. February 2016
Ambitions are high, funding is available and the technology is well on the way when it comes to closed aquaculture facilities. This means that the road from research to implementation may be short. This is what tempted two international scientists to move to Sunndalsøra on the west coast of Norway, to be involved in developing the new generation of closed-containment salmon aquaculture facilities.
8. January 2016
Research during natural outbreaks of the salmon diseases PD and HSMB shows that mortality can be halved through the optimum use of feed.
2. December 2015
Salmon farmers are now using Photofish in quality analyses. Nofima wishes them the best of luck with the tool, which emerged 13 years ago.