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News archive - August

Published: 25.08.2015 - Updated: 26.08.2015
Sponge aggregations

The seacrets of the shelf edge

Cruise diary: Thanks to the good weather with almost flat sea the mapping around the shelf edge off Trøndelag and Nordland has proceeded nicely without delay. The video documentation and bottom sampling in the southern mapping area is now finished.

Published: 24.08.2015 - Updated: 30.09.2015

First year sampling plastics

This year for the first time, we are taking samples of microplastics during the annual Barents Sea Ecosystem Survey, writes marine researcher Bjørn Einar Grøsvik in this chapter of the cruise diary.

Published: 21.08.2015 - Updated: 27.08.2015
The video platform

MAREANO’s autumn cruise 2015

Cruise diary: During MAREANO’s last biology/geology cruise this year, we will map two areas around the shelf edge off the counties of Trøndelag and Nordland. These areas are located north and south of the ridge called Skjoldryggen.

Published: 17.08.2015 - Updated: 28.08.2015

Salmon can outrun sea lice by swimming fast

Fast swimming salmon catch less sea lice than fish cruising at normal speeds observed in sea cages. These new results can probably be exploited by farmers so that salmon catch fewer lice.