4. March 2021
A lot of work remains to be done before a new Norwegian sustainability standard (NRFM) can be adopted. However, the scientist who has led the effort to create the draft that is now up for consideration believes that a new standard will be finalised and adopted.
24. February 2020
In a newly launched project, scientists intend to find out how wild fish can be caught as gently as possible to safeguard fish welfare, good quality and financial gain.
During this project, we will be identifying how the use of various types of commercial fishing gear affect the physiology and mortality of cod and thus their welfare and quality. We will also be investigating the links between ethical fishing, quality and price.
The SaRi project aims to study coexistence between fish farming, fisheries and fishing tourism in Finnmark, and whether facts about ripple effects affect the coexistence between these parties.
21. January 2019
How can the marine industries coexist in a good way along the coast? Nofima is now launching a new multidisciplinary research initiative focusing on the coexistence of different coastal industries. The objective is to gain increased knowledge and find better tools for ensuring steady industrial development in Norway.
During this project, the researchers shall gather new, multidisciplinary knowledge about how the marine industries can coexist in a good way along the coast, and develop new methodologies and models for such coexistence.
19. December 2018
With high-quality pictures of the stomach content of the fish, fish buyers bidding on catches at auctions can avoid buying a “pig in a poke”.
21. December 2017
After six hours in purpose-built tanks on board the trawler’s production deck, 90 per cent of the cod were still alive and in good shape. Intermediate storage provides better quality fish fillets and may also improve working conditions on board.
14. December 2017
Nofima's researchers are clear that the current regulations for landing fish hamper efficiency. They also know what it will take to curb accusations of cheating.
13. December 2017
A meeting between a construction company from Ålesund and a researcher from Tromsø may lead to increased profitability for a new seafood industry in the Barents Sea.