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03 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Norway SalMar CEO to Step Down
NORWAY - SalMar's CEO Yngve Myhre has notified the board of directors of his decision to resign from the company with effect from 30 June 2014. The board will immediately...
02 January 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Marine Harvest Prepares for US Listing
NORWAY - Norwegian salmon producer and processor Marine Harvest has called an Extraordinary General Meeting of the company to help prepare its way to a future full...
31 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Africa's Importance for Norwegian Seafood Exports
NORWAY - Africa has experienced significant economic growth in recent years, which has contributed to increased demand for Norwegian seafood. African countries are...
30 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway New DNA Test to Track Escaped Farmed Salmon
NORWAY - Scientists at Nofima have developed a new and effective DNA test for the detection of escaped farmed salmon, where they can link the DNA profile of escaped...
18 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Wild and Farmed Salmon Infect Each Other with PRV
NORWAY - A genetic comparison of virus that can cause Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation (HSMB) in salmon shows that is probably transmitted between farmed and...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Salmon Immunity to Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis Studied
NORWAY - A PhD project carried out at the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science has studied immunity to Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis(IPN) in Atlantic salmon by...
17 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Causes and Losses of Gill Diseases in Farmed Salmon
NORWAY - Gill diseases in marine farmed salmon lead to huge losses in some years and occur particularly in the autumn in salmon that has been released into the sea...
16 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Researchers Reduce the Environmental Impact of Farmed Salmon in the Wild
NORWAY - A PhD project carried out at the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science in collaboration with the Institute of Marine Research has investigated the use...
13 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway AquaVision Addresses 'Meeting Tomorrow Today'
NORWAY - AquaVision is a world-class aquaculture conference that attracts top decision makers from the industry every second year. In 2014, this Skretting conference...
12 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Slimy Tunicates: A New Aquaculture Adventure
NORWAY - Tunicates, marine invertebrate animals, have shown great potential as a fish feed due to their high protein content. Researchers now believe that these...
11 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Marine Harvest to Buy Nofima Research Site
NORWAY - Marine Harvest has signed an agreement with Nofima for the purchase of its research site in Averoy, Norway....
10 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Legumes in Fish Feed – Do they Damage Salmon Health?
NORWAY - Seeds from soya, peas, lupins and other legumes are protein-rich feedstuffs which are given to normal livestock during periods of rapid growth or high egg...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway AKVA and Sinor Secure Major Fish Farm Deal in China
AKVA group and its distributor Sinor AS, have secured a 23,4 MNOK contract with DunAn Longyangxia for delivery of a complete cage farm in a hydro dam reservoir near...
06 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Norway's Seafood Exports Reach New Record
NORWAY - This year's seafood exports stand at 55 billion, a record year. In November, seafood exports were 6.6 billion. This was an increase of 1 billion compared...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway New Species of the Fish Pathogenic Bacterium Edwardsiella Identified
NORWAY - Takele Abayneh Tefera's doctoral research project has uncovered a genetic divergence between the fish pathogen Edwardsiella tarda and Edwardsiella tarda...
05 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Researchers Find Ways to Control Fish Oil Quality
NORWAY - New quality analyses give more realistic targets for rancidity in fish oils, which means better quality control opportunities for the industry....
04 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Marine Harvest Calls for Labeling of GM Salmon
NORWAY - Marine Harvest and WWF-Norway are calling for any future Genetically Modified (GM) salmon to be labelled....
19 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway New Report shows Norway's Salmon Production Profitability Varies Greatly
NORWAY - Results from this year's profitability studies for salmon and trout aquaculture have been released. The report shows that the profitability of salmon production...
15 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway SalMar Q3 2013 Profits Rise in a Strong Salmon Market
NORWAY - SalMar's profits continued to rise in the third quarter, with Operational EBIT ending the period at NOK 360 million. This is an increase of almost NOK 250...
13 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Increasing Profitable Processing of Groundfish
NORWAY - Nofima, on behalf of the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO), has produced a report that provides some answers on what is needed to achieve profitable...
12 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway AGD Hits Norwegian Fish Farms Again this Autumn
NORWAY - This autumn, cases of Ameobic Gill Disease (AGD) have grown on Norwegian fish farms. AGD has been found in more than 50 localities and in many places disease...
11 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway More Dynamic Subsidies Needed to Meet Variations in Fishing
NORWAY - Scientists evaluating the system of routing subsidies in the Norwegian fisheries sector have called for more dynamic subsidies that better meet variations...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Seafood Export Record for Norway in October
NORWAY - The value of Norwegian seafood exports in October totaled NOK 7.3 billion, according to the latest figures from the Norwegian Seafood Council. Never before...
08 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Marine Harvest Purchases Shares in Grieg Seafood
NORWAY - Marine Harvest has purchased 28,826,736 shares in Grieg Seafood ASA. ...
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Marine Harvest Increases Share Ownership in Morpol
NORWAY - Marine Harvest has acquired an additional 21,166,504 shares in Morpol, meaning it currently owns 167,492,329 shares in Morpol, representing 99.7 per cent...
05 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway AKVA Reports Strong Growth in Order Intake
NORWAY - AKVA group had an order intake of NOK 271 million in the third quarter of 2013. This represents an increase of 82 per cent compared to the third quarter...
04 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway ISA Outbreak Reported on Norwegian Fish Farm
NORWAY - An outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anaemia has been reported on a salmon farm in Gulen, Norway....
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Scientists a Step Closer to the Perfect Feed for Wrasse
NORWAY - The ballan wrasse (Labrus berggylta) is a member of the Labridae family that is used to combat sea lice and scientists are now closing in on what the wrasse's...
30 October 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Surface Water a Key Factor in Transmission of Pancreas Disease in Salmon
NORWAY - Anne Stene's PhD thesis explains how environmental factors affect the outbreak and transmission of pancreas disease (PD) in farmed salmon. Both infected...
25 October 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Norway Low Levels of Heavy Metals Found in Norwegian Cod
NORWAY - The concentration of heavy metals in cod from Salten in the Norwegian County of Nordland, has been found to be low....
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