Tagged: Halibut

Aquaculture, Norway and the World

John Erik Stacy, 4 Oct 2010 Norway has exported more than $ 2.7 billion worth of “farmed fish” and other products of aquaculture so far this year. This is a 30% increase relative to...

Agreement on Norwegian-Russian fisheries for 2010

Norway and Russia have entered into an agreement on management of the joint stocks in the Barents Sea for 2010. The stock situation is very good and quotas for both cod and haddock have...

Research Project: Startle Behavior in Fish

Representatives of the Institute of Marine Research and the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate met in Stavanger on Tuesday, 25 August for a briefing about the progress of the consequential research project “Startle Behaviour in Fish”,...

Swedes catch world’s largest halibut in Norway

On Thursday Aug 6, the world’s largest halibut was caught in Helnessund in Steigen,  Nordland county. “We were actually fishing for cod,” said a smiling Bosse Carlsson (59) to AN.no. Carlsson and his fishing partner Hans-Olov Nilsson (48), were trying...