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Small fish marked with paper slips on a table as part of a trial.
opinion

Fish farmers can influence the traits of fish through the feed

07.02.2022

Behaviour and environmental conditions affect how genes are expressed. New research demonstrates how epigenetics may be highly relevant to the aquaculture industry.



Three people in overalls on the deck of a large boat.
opinion

The world’s most comprehensive ecosystem research cruise is underway

25.08.2021

First published in Norwegian in Nordnorsk debatt: On Wednesday 18 August, «Johan Hjort» left Kirkenes to start the first leg of the 17th annual ecosystem research cruise (eco cruise) in the Barents Sea.



fish market
opinion

Sustainable aquatic foods can play a critical role in global food security and nutrition

29.07.2021

Fish as a source of important micronutrients deserves increased attention in discussions on food and nutrition policy.



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opinion

Grunt, click and plop: The language of the corkwing wrasse

28.01.2021

The corkwing wrasse has a fascinating behaviour. Now, researchers have mapped the sounds made by this colourful fish. 



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opinion

Will the herring enter the fjords in northern Norway this winter?

05.11.2020

Herring is whimsical. One year it can appear in large numbers near the coast in winter, return to the same area several winters in a row, and then suddenly disappear.



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opinion

Clean energy can't come at the expense of the ocean – and it doesn't have to

27.07.2020

As clean energy expands, demand for metals and rare earth elements is growing along with it. Developing the wind turbines, solar panels and batteries that will power our low-carbon future requires cobalt, nickel, zinc, copper, silver, gold, lithium and more.



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Crowding mackerel can affect the fillets

08.08.2019

In much the same way as humans, mackerel need their own personal space too. Crowding the mackerel during the catch process might have significant consequences when those mackerel end up on our dinner plate.



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opinion

Part of our ocean is dying

25.10.2018

Opinion in Washington Post 23.10.18: PERTH, Australia – Over the last few years, an intense, marine heatwave has decimated Northern California’s kelp forests by helping trigger an explosive growth of the purple sea urchin.