News tagged with aquaculture industry

Video: Saving salmon, one embryo at a time

For the past 15 years, aquacultural salmon farmers in Maine have struggled with plummeting embryo survival rates, forcing them to drastically increase the number of eggs they produce—which comes with a hefty price tag. ...

dateAug 09, 2016 in Ecology
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How much does reputation really count for?

How does the aquaculture industry's reputation affect potential for further growth and development? Social researcher Marit Schei Olsen's doctoral thesis revolves around how public discourse shapes the industry's framework ...

dateJan 09, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Is the salmon louse coming to my facility?

Researchers have now developed a detailed chart of marine currents along the coast of Nordland. This knowledge will help the industry to be better prepared to deal with fish diseases, shipwrecks, pollution and algal blooms.

dateJan 29, 2014 in Ecology
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Cod's mysterious defence strategies

There may be entirely new vaccines in the offing for the aquaculture industry, if Monica Hongrø Solbakken can figure out cod's unconventional ways of resisting infection.

dateJan 13, 2014 in Ecology
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Simple test for resistance in lice

The Norwegian Food Safety Authority adopted a field test developed by Kari Olli Helgesen for testing salmon louse resistance to the most common treatments. The method is now being used in Chile as well.

dateJan 13, 2014 in Ecology
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