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Smolt Quality Index

02.06.2014 Five salmon farming companies, in Los Lagos region, participated in a mutual cooperation project oriented to assess quality parameters in smolt production. The initiative started in 2012 and finished after a year of work and cooperation of the salmon companies involved, and was...

Effect of sweep length on herding when semi-pelagic trawling

10.02.2014 Two full scale tests were carried out in spring and autum 2013 to assess the effect of sweep length on herding of fish during semi-pelagic trawling for cod and haddock. The results showed that sweep length can have a significant effect on the catches.

Microalgae – a versatile resource

13.02.2013 Microalgae are a renewable resource that is central to marine food production, and microalgae should also be considered to a much larger extent in terrestrial production such as in feed for mink or poultry. They are rich in compounds such as protein, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins...

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Projects

SINTEF Fisheries and aquaculture flume tank

The flume tank in Hirtshals is today managed by SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture, and more active than ever. The core products are research projects and commercial testing of trawls and trawl doors. Numerous trawls have over the years been tested here, and fishermen and net manufacturers have...

Artificial reefs to ensure biodiversity

Artificial reefs are manmade constructions that are deployed on the seabed and form the basis for the establishment of a new ecosystem.

Kelp cultivation near land-based hatcheries

Could kelp cultivation work as biological filters for aquaculture effluents in land-based hatcheries?

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