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Manuel Barange

Barange’s first official visit as FAO representative was to Norway

Since Manuel Barange was appointed Director for Fisheries and Aquaculture policy and resources division in June, he decided to make his first official visit a visit to Norway. – I want to thank Norway for its contribution to development cooperation, not at least through the Nansen Program and the investments made in modern research vessels.

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A sand wave on the slope.

MAREANO's chemical data are available in one separate data file

All the analytical data from the MAREANO Chemistry Program for 2003-2013 are compiled into one database which can be downloaded. The data file will be updated in January each year.

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Demersal seine

Two IMR projects nominated for innovation award

Stiftelsen Nor-Fishing har annonsert kandidatene til innovasjonsprisen de deler ut under årets fiskerimesse i Trondheim i august. To av tre nominerte er prosjekter på Havforskningsinstituttet. 

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Atlantic salmon

In focus: Atlantic salmon

The Atlantic salmon is an anadromous fish. They spend their first years in freshwater, and when they are big enough they undergo physiological and morphological changes, and migrate into seawter as a ’smolt’. The smolt migrates from the rivers, throughout the fjords

and into the open seas where they spend one to four years. In this period they grow fast, and when they are sexually mature, they migrate back to the river where they were born, to spawn.

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