Seafood can play a key role in meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goal of ending hunger by 2030. ”That makes it really important to emphasise the role of seafood and to include it in food strategies”, says research scientist Marian Kjellevold.
By cutting out a particular gene, scientists can make farmed salmon sterile. This prevents escaped fish from spawning with wild salmon. Now scientists have also worked out how to produce sufficient quantities of sterile salmon for commercial production.