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Mould toxins can end up in fish feed

16.10.2017

So far, fish have been spared the problem of mycotoxins produced by mould, but the increase of plant ingredients in farmed fish feed has resulted in more such toxins in fish feed too. Many ‘new’ toxins have been discovered, and we know little about any consequences they may have for fish and people.

The Government has approved co-location in a new building

03.09.2017

Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Søviknes announced that the Government has said yes to a new building for the purpose of co-locating the soon-to-be-merged Institute of Marine Research and NIFES, and the Directorate of Fisheries.

Could kelp be the new potato?

25.08.2017

A nutritious vegetable grows along our shores that we barely use. Scientists now want to investigate whether kelp can make up a greater part of the European diet.

Salmon lice capable of developing tolerance to fresh and warm water treatment

18.08.2017

Genetic variations mean that different families of salmon lice have different tolerances to freshwater and warm water. Both treatments are used to delouse farmed fish. The findings suggest that salmon lice could eventually develop higher tolerance to the treatments, rendering them less effective.