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


Health & Welfare

Norwegian researchers develop sea lice tracking model

An operational salmon lice model calculates sea lice infestation pressure all along the Norwegian coast in near real-time, based on a hydrodynamical ocean model and a salmon lice particle tracking model. 

Innovation & Investment

AquaGen CEO: Genomics are transforming aquaculture

The CEO of AquaGen knew that the Norwegian research group’s work in genomics was key to the salmon industry’s future. And that was before she even worked there. 

Innovation & Investment

Norway showcases halibut farm as sustainability star

Recognizing its potential as a sustainable fish producer, Norway highlights land-based halibut farmer Sogn Aqua in the debute of The Explorer digital showroom. The Advocate recently paid a visit to the farm in Ortnevik. 

Innovation & Investment

Now Hatching: Millennial duo’s aquaculture analytics software

In the first startup profile of the inaugural Hatch cohort in Bergen, meet two young software developers who left Washington, D.C., for Norway and the power of personal connections to grow their aquaculture analytics business. 

Innovation & Investment

Salmon farmers limiting time at sea for biological risk mitigation

Land-based aquaculture, perhaps the ultimate environmental risk-mitigation tool, was the talk of the town at the IntraFish Seafood Investor Forum. Once scoffed at for high capital and energy requirements, RAS now has a crowded bandwagon.