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Trawl-caught cod survive with vacuum pumping

19. August 2014

Experiments in collaboration with Nergård Havfiske AS show that pumping from the trawl’s cod-end is gentler for the fish than lifting the complete catch onto the deck. Survival is higher, quality higher, and we now know more about the design of future trawlers.

Cod hooked on innovative bait

Photo: Bjørn Joachimsen
Copyright: Lundblad AS

6. August 2014

An innovation from Polybait may revolutionise angling, not only in Norway but also abroad. It could mean the end of traditional bait.

Genomic boost to disease resistance in rohu carp

Photo: Nicholas Robinson, Nofima

4. August 2014

A collaborative project between Norway and India has discovered markers for genes that control resistance against the bacterial disease Aeromoniasis in rohu carp. Aeromoniasis is a devastating disease that affects aquaculture of this and many other carp species throughout the world.

Norwegian aquaculture pioneer recognised

Photo: Reidun Lilleholt Kraugerud, Nofima

10. June 2014

Norwegian aquaculture pioneer, Professor Trygve Gjedrem, has been recognised by the World Aquaculture Society (WAS) during the opening day of World Aquaculture Adelaide 2014 (WAA14).

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