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.
18. September 2017
How does fish farming affect wild fish, and why do fishermen experience the quality of wild fish near aquaculture facilities differently from what scientists have documented?
The overall aim of PrimeFish is to improve the economic sustainability of European fisheries and aquaculture sectors.
25. October 2016
Nofima has evaluated the introduction of the new landing regulations for the Norwegian fishing industry, and found several factors that are not functioning satisfactorily.
24. August 2016
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.