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25 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Lerøy to use fish oil replacement in ongrowing feeds
One of the world’s largest salmon producers has announced plans to use feed containing microalgae to ensure that its fish contain high levels of long chain omega-3s....
21 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway A fresh look at salmon shelf life
Marine Harvest has unveiled plans to be the first global seafood company to install Keep-it, a smart labelling indicator that shows an accurate shelf life, on all...
06 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Lice linked to hefty rise in production costs
The pressing need to deal with sea lice, which contributed to an 8.7% rise in Marine Harvest's production costs last year, was one of the major themes running through...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Record year for salmon giant
Last year proved to be the most profitable on record for the world’s largest salmon producer, Marine Harvest, which achieved an operational EBIT of €700.2 million,...
05 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway PD vaccine monopoly overturned
Fish farmers in Norway will now be able to choose from at least two PD vaccines, after the Norwegian Supreme Court ruled that MSD had no right to a monopoly....
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Benthic fauna can offer environmental alerts
Benthic communities are an ideal measurement tool for trends in the marine environment – a fact that is inspiring a current research project by Norway’s Institute...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Values up despite drop in volumes
Norway has exported 636,000 tonnes of seafood, worth NOK 24.1 billion (£2.26 billion) in the first quarter of this year – an increase of 13% in value compared...
01 April 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Digging deep to dodge sea lice
Innovative ways to manage salmon behaviour so they are less likely to be infected by sea lice was the subject of a fascinating talk by Dr Frode Oppedal at last week’s...
30 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Louse laser set for major upgrade
Plans to dramatically upgrade a laser delousing device were revealed at this week’s Fish Vet Society conference in Edinburgh....
29 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Hotel group doubles up on seafood certification
The Norwegian-owned Nordic Choice Hotel Group has obtained Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification for close to...
14 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Battle over Barents crabs continues
Norway’s decision to detain vessels that have been authorised by the EU to fish for snow crab in the Barents Sea and Svalbard waters has sparked an angry riposte...
13 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Values up despite drop in volumes
Norway exported 196,000 tonnes of seafood, worth NOK 7.5 billion, in February – down by 19 per cent in volume, but up by 6 per cent in value, compared with February...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Tackling land-based sludge production
In a bid to extract the value from aquaculture waste products, scientists at Nofima have analysed sludge from three commercial hatcheries through an entire production...
08 March 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Benchmark Lands SalMar Contract
NORWAY - Benchmark, through its subsidiary Salmobreed, has signed a long-term agreement to provide genetics, health and knowledge services to SalMar, one of the...
20 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Record High Operational EBIT for Marine Harvest
NORWAY - Marine Harvest achieved an operational EBIT of EUR 259 million in the fourth quarter of 2016, compared to EUR 90 million in the corresponding quarter of...
01 February 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Solution in Sight for Organic Salmon
NORWAY - A solution is in sight for Norwegian organic salmon after Iceland dropped its requests for adaptations to the EU rules....
26 January 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Norwegian Shellfish Exports Increased in 2016
NORWAY - Norway exported 44,000 tonnes of shellfish worth NOK 1.8 billion in 2016. This is a volume increase of 10 per cent and an increase by value of 21 per cent...
09 January 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Arctic Char Sperm Race for Reproductive Success
NORWAY - Dominant Arctic char produce sperm that swim faster in diluted ovarian fluid, while subordinate males produce sperm that swim faster in water, according...
06 January 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Women are Central to the Global Fishing Industry, Study Finds
NORWAY - Although women play a central role in the fishing industry in many parts of the world, their contribution has not been sufficiently recognised. Now, the...
05 January 2017
Global Fish Farming News from Norway New Technology Makes Use of Whitefish By-Product
NORWAY - Every year 340,000 tonnes of usable whitefish by-product are discarded into the sea. But the fisheries industry has now identified ways of halting this...
23 December 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Norwegian Seafood Exports to Exceed NOK 90 billion in 2016
NORWAY - Entering the last month of 2016, the Norwegian seafood industry year to date exports totalled NOK 83.2 billion. By value this represents an increase of...
19 December 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Study Finds Integrated Approach Vital for Fisheries Management
NORWAY - Evolutionary and ecological factors interact to influence the growth and size of fish, according to a new study published in the journal Proceedings of...
01 December 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Researchers Look for New Solutions in Sustainable Aquaculture
NORWAY - Uni Research and the University of Bergen are coming together to find solutions that allow increased food production from the sea with a reduced environmental...
21 November 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Scientists Develop Aquaculture Industry Sustainability Index
NORWAY - Scientists from Nofima and SINTEF are currently collating the available data – positive and negative – on the Norwegian aquaculture industry relating...
18 November 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Complicated Administration of the Aquaculture Industry Needs Adjustment
NORWAY - The administration of the Norwegian aquaculture industry is complicated and prevents good overarching management of the sector. A new report, which is based...
17 November 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Canada First to Try Out Nofima's Sea Urchin Feed
NORWAY - Through a joint venture with Innovation Norway and Urchinomics, Nofima's new sea urchin feed is going to be tested in Canada, following an agreement signed...
03 November 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway All-Time High Operational EBIT for Marine Harvest
NORWAY - Marine Harvest has achieved an operational EBIT of €180 million in the third quarter of 2016, compared to €78 million in the corresponding quarter of...
10 October 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway ​Record 26 per cent Growth for Norwegian Seafood Exports
NORWAY - Norway has beaten all previous records and exported seafood worth NOK 65 billion this year to date. This is an increase of 26 per cent or NOK 13.2 billion...
07 October 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Suspected ISA at Farm in Gildeskål
NORWAY - An outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) is suspected at sea site 13006 Hestholmen N in Gildeskål in Nordland county. ...
03 October 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway SalmoBreed Salten Constructs Onshore Broodstock, Egg Production Facilities
NORWAY - SalmoBreed Salten is to build a 10,000 square meters facility for the production of broodstock on-land throughout the entire production cycle from egg to...
 
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