Aquaculture

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Genetic impacts of escaped fish

Farmed salmon that escape are one of the biggest environmental challenges facing the Norwegian aquaculture industry. That is because some of the escaped fish manage to spawn with wild salmon, affecting the genetic makeup of wild populations.

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Fish welfare

Farmed fish are Norway’s most important farm animals. Each year, over 350 million salmon and rainbow trout are put out in fish cages in the sea.

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Feed and nutrition

What should fish eat in order to stay healthy and eventually become a safe and healthy food product?

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New species

Mussels, sturgeon or cod? Norway has great potential to farm new marine species.