SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture


CYCLE Seminar "Reduction and Utilization of Food Loss and Waste"

04.04.2014 The CYCLE project and Industrial Biotech Network-Norway are pleased to invite you to a seminar on "Reduction and Utilization of Food Loss and Waste"  the 26th of May at Rica Hell Hotel. With speekers from both industry and research comunities, the seminar is a place to be to discuss...

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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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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