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Salmon feed more or less unchanged

A new report shows that between 2012 and 2016 there have hardly been changes in the amount of feed being produced for Norwegian salmon farms and in the quantities of salmon being slaughtered at Norwegian fish farms. However, a higher percentage of feed raw materials are now being derived from the land.

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What shall we feed the cleaner fish?

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.

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Saithe quality near fish farms documented

It's not only farmed salmon that eat salmon feed. Saithe and other wild fish that search for food in the ocean can be tempted to enjoy an easy meal outside the salmon cage. Here, some of the feed that is fed to the farmed fish gets through the net wall with the water currents and is an easy catch for hungry wild fish.

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