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10 February 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Strong Start for Norwegian Seafood Exports
NORWAY - Norway exported seafood with a value of NOK 6.7 billion in January 2016. This represents an increase of more than NOK 1 billion or 18 per cent year-on-year....
04 February 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Researchers Look into Cod Non-Invasively
NORWAY - Using a hyperspectral camera, researchers at Nofima can tell what lies beneath the skin of a cod – without resorting to a knife....
27 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Cod Quota Bonus Working as Intended
NORWAY - Never before have such large quantities of cod been held in live storage in Norway. Scientist Øystein Hermansen from Nofima said that this demonstrates...
25 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway ISA Reported on Ørnstolen Salmon Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been reported at sea site 11088 Ørnstolen Rødøy municipality, Nordland county. ...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Norwegian Veterinary Institute Leads Research into Cardiomyopathy Syndrome
NORWAY - Cardiomyopathy syndrome (CMS) is a disease which kills young farmed salmon and is a growing problem in the aquaculture industry....
19 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Nofima Identifies Genetic Markers for PD Resistance
NORWAY - In cooperation with R&D partners, Nofima has identified and validated genetic markers for resistance to Pancreas Disease (PD) in Atlantic salmon....
13 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Optimal Feed Could Reduce Salmon Mortality by Half
NORWAY - Research undertaken by Nofima at fish farms during natural outbreaks of the salmon diseases Pancreas Disease (PD) and Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation...
12 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Greening Norway’s Salmon Aquaculture
NORWAY - A recently published paper by Professor Bjørn Hersoug (University of Tromsø) explores four government reforms aimed at reducing the ecological footprint...
11 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Herring Even Better for You Than First Thought
NORWAY - It is well-known that herring is a rich source of the healthy marine omega-3 fatty acids. But now scientists at Nofima have discovered that another fat...
08 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Number of Norwegian Fishermen Fell in 2015
NORWAY - At the end of 2015 there were 11,139 fishermen and 5,914 fishing vessels registered in Norway. ...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Research on Arctic Salmon Farming Granted Millions
NORWAY - The Research Council of Norway’s regional fund Northern Norway has awarded NOK 3 million to research on effects on health feed for salmon farmed in arctic...
07 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Norway Seafood Exports More than Double in 10 Years
NORWAY - Norway exported seafood worth NOK 74.5 billion in 2015. This is 8 per cent, or NOK 5.8 billion, more than the record year of 2014....
18 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Krill Found to Reduce Dark Spots in Fish Fillets
NORWAY - New trials by BioMar have discovered that adding krill to fish feed can reduce dark melanin spots in fish fillets. ...
14 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway 2015 a Record Year for Norwegian Seafood Exports
NORWAY - Norway exported seafood worth NOK 7.4 billion in November. An increase of NOK 804 million or 12 per cent compared to November 2014. So far this year, seafood...
10 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Profitable Colour Gauging with Photofish
NORWAY - Norwegian salmon farmers are now using Photofish to measure the colour of salmon fillets. ...
08 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway New Revolutionary Aquaculture Ship to Move Farming Further Offshore
NORWAY - It could be the start of a sustainable revolution for the Norwegian salmon farming industry following the design of an aquaculture ship that will move salmon...
04 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Researchers Develop Norwegian Salmon Farming Sustainability Index
NORWAY - Nofima has been commissioned by the Norwegian Seafood Research Fund (FHF) to develop a sustainability index for Norwegian salmon aquaculture....
24 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway New Research Confirms Two-Year Shelf Life for Clipfish
NORWAY - Extensive storage trials by Nofima have shown that clipfish can keep for at least two years under optimal storage conditions. ...
19 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway More Norwegian Aquaculture Companies to Reduce Salmon Production
NORWAY - The Norwegian Food Safety Authority (FSA) has ordered five salmon farming companies to decrease their production at specific sites due to the continued...
13 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway How Norway Avoids Antibiotics in Aquaculture
NORWAY - Over the past few years Norway has cut its antibiotic use in salmon farming to virtually zero. This has led to a flourishing industry and a reduction in...
09 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Lerøy to Reduce Salmon Production Following Sea Lice Issues
NORWAY - The Norwegian Food Safety Authority (FSA) has warned Lerøy that it must reduce its salmon production at four locations within Møre and Romsdal county...
06 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Researchers Discover Salmon Puberty Gene
NORWAY - Researchers have discovered that a specific gene plays a very important role in determining whether a salmon returns to spawn as a large or small salmon....
05 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Norwegian Seafood Exports Bring in NOK 8 billion for the First Time
NORWAY - Exports of seafood from Norway in October have passed the NOK 8.1 billion mark for the first time....
28 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Marine Harvest Reports NOK 720 million Q3 2015
NORWAY - Marine Harvest achieved an operational EBIT of NOK 720 million in the third quarter of 2015, compared to NOK 912 million in the corresponding quarter of...
23 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Norwegian Researchers Investigate Waste Phosphorus from Aquaculture
NORWAY - Researchers in Norway have undertaken the first ever study that highlights just how much phosphorus is consumed and wasted in the Norwegian aquaculture...
21 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Nofima Researchers to Improve Juiciness of Fish
NORWAY - Fond of fish cakes and smoked salmon? Now they are about to become even better, when researchers get to grips with investigating how fish products can better...
19 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway ISA Outbreak Confirmed in Nordland
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) has been confirmed at sea site 34337 Olstinden in Moskenes municipality, Nordland county. ...
16 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Nofima Creates Nitrogen Gauge for Aquaculture
NORWAY - Nofima has developed in collaboration with European partners a fully automatic sensor to measure levels of nitrogen compounds in recirculated water....
15 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Fish and Food Production
ANALYSIS - To meet the challenge of producing more and more food with less resources and less land to meet the needs of a growing global population, food producers...
12 October 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Norway New Research Examines Kelp Farming, Value Chain
NORWAY - Food researchers and entrepreneurs are joining forces to make food from kelp forests along the Norwegian coast. The new research project will examine farming...
 
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