Here you will find an overview of our research projects, that also have their own web pages.
Reports from marine research. We publish a variety of reports in this series every year.
Here you can find research reports from NIFES.
Here you will find an overview of brochures made by the institute.
Here you will find information about our vessels.
Here you will find an overview of employees at IMR
Information about vacancies at the Institute of Marine Research.
Here you will find information about our facilities.
Six vessels will cover ten times Norway's area in search of the mackerel. This year you can follow them live on the map.
Lobsters in protected areas have bigger claws than lobsters in areas where they are fished, according to a new study.
Hardangerfjorden has developed a clear green tint, prominent enought to be observed from space. The reason is microscopic.
Last spring Atlantic salmon were tagged with satellite tags in Southern Norway. Now they have phoned home.
The water entering the Barents Sea is not as cooled down as it used to. This has a large effect of the climate in the area and may lead to fish and other marine life migrating.
New analysis of old samples shows that eels in Norway get twice as old as previously thought.
If our man Ronald gets 10 out of 10, his new “trainee” gets 9.
What do whales do when nobody is looking? Researchers are trying to find out using audio recordings.
Recently hatched herring do not navigate by compass, but by following the sun.
In the 2000s, the Norwegian and Russian authorities reduced the fishing pressure on cod and haddock in the Barents Sea. Combined with three good year-classes, that led to record populations.
In a major new initiative, scientists at IMR will study how to get more food from the ocean into our ovens – without putting our health and the environment at risk.
Able-bodied seaman Andreas Wolden takes 2,000-3,000 photos on each trip to the polar regions. As a keen photographer, he never tires of meeting polar bears.
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.