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The seawater temperature impact: One of the biggest aquaculture challenges

Farmed salmon is mainly produced in Norway, Chile, Scotland, the Faroe Islands, Ireland, Iceland, Canada, the USA, Tasmania, and New Zealand. This is due to biological limitations, seawater temperature requirements, and other natural limitations. One of the great enemies of salmon growth is changes in seawater temperature. In winter and spring salmon grow more slowly…

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Nordic Prime Ministers join forces for a sustainable ocean economy and green transition

And promote healthy marine ecosystems The Nordic Prime Ministers – Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Mette Frederiksen, Sanna Marin, Magdalena Andersson, and Jonas Gahr Støre – have joined forces to promote healthy marine ecosystems in the Nordic oceans and facilitate the green transition. Thereby, the region will assume a leading role in global efforts to reduce marine pollution,…

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Aker BioMarine allocates $1M to support research on the Antarctic ecosystem

Antarctic Wildlife Research Fund has financed 20 research projects Aker BioMarine has announced the allocation of USD 1 million to the Antarctic Wildlife Research Fund (AWR). Aker BioMarine, the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition (ASOC), and WWF-Norway established the fund in 2015. Subsequently, it has financed 20 research projects and 15 host institutions, including three…

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SeaBOS member companies commit to science-based action for ocean stewardship

Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship (SeaBOS) launched today its first progress report (2017-2022) in which its members, ten of the world's largest seafood companies, commit to science-based action on ocean stewardship. The report has been presented during the United Nations Oceans Conference taking place this week in Portugal by Her Royal Highness Princess Victoria of…

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Portuguese food industry group invests in Andfjord Salmon

The investment amounts to €16.8 million The Portugal-based international food industry group, Jerónimo Martins, has invested € 16,8 million in Andfjord Salmon through a directed private placement. Thus, the Portuguese group becomes one of the largest shareholders in Andfjord Salmon with an ownership share of 10.1%. Jerónimo Martins highlights how the Norwegian company uses efficient…

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