Improving feeds for marine fish larvae

To successfully develop commercial diets for marine fish larvae, knowledge about how various constituents of the feed e.g. smell and taste, will affect their...

Chips for salmon

UK: The Institute of Aquaculture in Stirling is leading research to develop a user friendly genetic tool to monitor the health and performance of...

Feed provides salmon juveniles with sufficient vitamin K

Factors such as nutrition, water temperature and rapid growth play a key role in bone development of Atlantic salmon. Novel research shows that the naturally...

Virus causing cardiomyopathy syndrome (CMS) of Atlantic salmon identified

Norway: Pharmaq and the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science have identified the Pharmaq and the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science have identified the virus...

Analysis of drug residues and undesirable substances in farmed fish

Norway: NIFES has analysed the content of drug residues and other undesirable substances in farmed fish. No residues of illegal drugs were found in...

Undesirable substances and drug residues in farmed fish

NIFES has been monitoring the content of undesirable substances in Norwegian farmed fish since 1994. The status of samples collected in the course of...

Interactions between environmental pollutants

In nature, environmental pollutants usually exist in mixtures, and not individually. Recent research shows that the toxicity of the environmental pollutants non-dioxin-like PCB and...

Mercury less toxic together with selenium

Seafood is naturally rich in selenium, but it may also contain the environmental pollutant methylmercury. New research indicates that methylmercury is less toxic to...

Farmed atlantic cod tolerates more plant proteins

New studies of cod genes show that as much as 75% of marine proteins can be replaced by plant proteins in feed for farmed...

Transfer of knowledge regarding fish farming from NIFES to Mauritius

Norway: The tropical island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean aims at increasing its fish farming activities. The National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood...

Collaboration on health effects of seafood consumption

The first cardiovascular health study in China investigating the effect of seafood consumption on health parameters, shows a 20% decrease in disease markers in...

Biomarkers can monitor our health condition

What is a biomarker and what do scientists use them for? Biomarkers can tell us more about how nutrients, for instance seafood, affect our...

Millions for health research

"This will enable us to find relationships between seafood and health," says Director of Research Even Stenberg. Sparebank 1 Nord-Norge donated NOK 3 million...

Teaching cod good eating habits

Many hours patiently training cod produces results. Scientist Frank Kristiansen has taught wild-caught cod that dry feed is good food - and these cod...

Solving the health problems of sterile salmon

NIFES (National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood research, Norway) is to study how the health of sterile salmon can be improved by changes in...

Challenging salmon to overcome lice

Norway: Nofima’s well established challenge models have long been used in trials on various types of virus and bacteria. These now form the basis...

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