28. June 2017
Cleaner fish are kept together with the salmon in the cages, and eat lice off the salmon. This is an important weapon in the struggle against sea lice. But lice are more like ‘snacks’ for the fish, and alone, do not contribute enough nutrition to support them. In a new project, scientists will acquire knowledge of the correct feed and the nutrition needed.
Knowledge about the production of fish, shellfish and macroalgae forms the basis for sustainable aquaculture. We carry out research on how to optimize the production of salmon, cod and cleaner fish, and contribute to broaden the spectrum of species used in farming.