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Fisheries

Bringing fish heads and bones back to the dinner table

New project will convert residual by-products into high-quality, functional ingredients, using efficient and sustainable processing methods.

A Digital Fishing Trip

Four Norwegian research projects develop artificial (marine) intelligence. Their results will change how you view a fish.

Glaciers are vital for Greenland’s fisheries

But as the glaciers retreat on land, this could all change.

Why is China so quiet in negotiations about fisheries in the central Arctic Ocean?

OPINION: Non-Arctic states such as China must be involved in regulatory efforts to achieve sustainable management of fisheries in the Arctic Ocean.

Helping fishing vessels to locate their catch

Big Data means that professional fishermen will soon be getting their own decision-making tool. It will tell them where fish shoals are located, and how their vessels can be operated as economically as possible.

Better fish welfare means better quality

More gentle methods of catching and gutting fish on trawlers will benefit the fish, the environment and the bottom line.

The mackerel is out of shape

In recent years, mackerel stocks have been thriving, both in terms of their numbers and distribution. But the individual mackerel are not doing so well. They are growing more slowly and have become thinner, probably due to tough competition for food within the population.

Salmon - Norway's most important livestock

Over the course of just a few years, salmon farming has become one of Norway's most important industries. Yet we know little about the salmon. New research raises the fish to its rightful place as one of Norway’s most important livestock.

How to save the oceans and the food they provide

Seven key issues face the oceans, among them climate change and over fishing. Read the whole list here and get the scientists’ best ideas on how to save both the oceans and the food they provide.

Here comes the electric fishing boat

The world’s first electrically powered fishing boat will be presented this August in Trondheim, Norway. But more time and development is needed before it can run completely without diesel.