Tagged: Fish

A salad satisfying enough to be a meal

Smoked mackerel and vinegary cucumbers add tons of flavor to this simple salad Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor One of my favorite places to shop for food is the local Scandinavian store. Perusing...

‘Tis the sild season

Heidi Håvan Grosch Sparbu, Norway Sild has been called many things. The Dutch call it baring, the Polish sledz, the Portuguese arenque, the Turkish ringe, and the Japanese nishin. You might know it better...

Young women shun fatty fish

Whether it’s taste, laziness or bad habits is the cause is not known, but young women fail the fat fish as never before. Young people and especially young women eat less and less fatty...

More catch – less value

Norwegian vessels delivered 2.5 million tonnes of fish, crustaceans and mollusks in 2009, up 4 percent compared with 2008. The landed value amounted to NOK 11.1 billion, down 8 percent from the previous year...

Hope for eradicating influenza in salmon

While we humans can expect to suffer from various influenza viruses for the foreseeable future, Norwegian salmon could be rid of their type of influenza within a few years Infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) has...

Genetic secrets of cod revealed

The cod genome has now been sequenced. And it is only fitting that the star subject was a genuine Norwegian cod Norway is the first nation to sequence the genetic material of this fish...

New Norwegian Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs

Lisbeth Berg-Hansen was today, Oct. 20, appointed new Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs after Helga Pedersen. “She knows politics and the seafood industry well. She has even been involved in fish farming for...

Norwegian-Indian research collaboration

Vaccine development will ensure healthy fish and animals Researchers and research fellows at a number of Norwegian research communities are taking part in four Norwegian-Indian cooperative projects on fish and animal vaccines. At least...

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”,...