Tagged: fishing industry

King crab a black market item

Booming demand for the shellfish in Norway and abroad is fueling a growing black market The Local Increasing demand for king crab, both in Norway and from export markets, is fueling a growing black...

Båragutt a Gazelle

Fishing now and selling later is a path to success for this small Norwegian company Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Each year Norway’s largest business newspaper Dagens Næringsliv publishes the ranking of the country’s fastest...

Safer fish cages for increased aquaculture

Aqualine heads the school in net cage design Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Norway’s long and jagged coastline surrounded by cold, fresh seawater provides excellent conditions for fish farming. More than half of our largest...

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...

The last wild food

Paul Greenburg writes about fishing and aquaculture in his book “Four Fish” John Erik Stacy, 27 Aug 2010 On August 10, Paul Greenberg, author, journalist, lover of sea food and fishing, spoke in Seattle...

Salmon virus potential threat to wild stocks

The often fatal farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L) disease known as heart and skeletal muscle inflammation (HSMI) may be posing a risk to wild fish coming in close proximity to marine pens and...

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...