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How little of the delousing agent is needed before juvenile lobsters develop ''arthritis''?

13.02.2020

Large doses of teflubenzuron kill – small doses cause stiff joints. The question is how small.

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The Barents Sea has become cooler, pushing the marginal ice zone south

29.01.2020

The Institute of Marine Research’s monitoring of the sea shows that temperatures have fallen in recent years.

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The skrei is on its way

21.01.2020

Right now, millions of northeast arctic cod (skrei) are migrating from the Barents sea to the Norwegian coast to spawn. They are the lucky few survivors.

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Polar cod in climate crisis

15.01.2020

The polar cod, a key species in the Barents Sea ecosystem, is struggling with recruitment due to warmer waters and declining sea ice cover. 

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Learning to reveal the secrets of the sea

09.01.2020

Where do young marine researchers go to learn about the latest and greatest sonar technology? To a narrow fjord in western Norway, onboard RV G.O. Sars.

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How to cook blue mussels in four-ish minutes

20.12.2019

Healthy, social and sustainable fast food. Marine biologist and foodie Arne Duinker shows you how easy blue mussels can be done.

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New report: The ocean can supply six times more food

19.11.2019

The ocean can supply much of the food required to feed an ever growing world population, primarily through the sustainable expansion of marine aquaculture. But not without improved ocean management and new technology.

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Ocean Science Decade: From talk to action

12.11.2019

Peter Haugan of the Institute of Marine Research has been asked to chair the national expert committee that will set the course for the Norwegian contribution to the UN Decade of Ocean Science.

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75 percent fewer salmon lice with new type of sea cage

11.11.2019

Physically separating salmon from salmon louse larvae reduces infestation of salmon by 75 percent compared with a normal sea cage. This has now been scientifically demonstrated using a “snorkel” cage at a commercial fish farm.

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Researchers stumble upon previously undiscovered coral reef in western Norway

11.11.2019

They were testing methods to survey for corals when the IMR researchers discovered the “new” deep water coral reef Bukkarevet in the Hardangerfjorden threshold. 

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Oil spills can cause long-term damage to our marine ecosystems

29.10.2019

A new study by the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) shows that a major oil spill off the Lofoten and Vesterålen islands could produce long-term changes in the ecosystems in the Norwegian Sea and Barents Sea.

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Organic mineral supplements are better for fish and the environment

28.10.2019

If farmed salmon receive the minerals in their feed in organic forms, they need smaller amounts of them to grow big and strong. As a result, less of these minerals enter the environment.

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About the Institute of Marine Research

The Institute of Marine Research (IMR) is one of the biggest marine research institutes in Europe, with about 1,000 employees. Our main activities are research, advisory work and monitoring.