News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

Asbjørn Drengstig

Innovation & Investment

Pilot lobster production facility in Iceland used geothermal groundwater

Following earlier work in southwestern Norway that achieved semi-commercial production of European lobsters, a project has received grant support to develop commercialized land-based recirculating aquaculture of lobsters utilizing geothermal water sources in Iceland. 

Health & Welfare

Norwegian salmon smolt farms embracing RAS to raise production

Smolt production in Norwegian hatcheries will likely increase during the next decade to answer salmon grow-out needs. Farmers are converting existing flow-through systems to partially or fully incorporate recirculation technologies. 

Intelligence

Halibut farming in Norway

While stable production of juveniles remains an issue for halibut farming in Norway, advances such as diets to replace live artemia are improving the industry.