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Fish and shrimp research stations
Comprising indoor and outdoor facilities, our land-based fish and shrimp research stations enable us to closely monitor and control environmental conditions in order to conduct precise experiments on our latest formulations with a variety of aquaculture species. To ensure we fully meet the local needs and challenges of the industry, we have established units in Norway, Italy, Spain, China and Japan.
Our research station at Lerang, Norway, specialises in increasing the performance of Atlantic salmon and houses a laboratory dedicated to dealing with sea lice infestations. Lerang is also home to a dedicated recirculation facility where every tank unit has a separate biofilter to allow evaluation of the effect of feeds on the biofilters as well as the fish.
Feed advancements for freshwater trout are assessed at our research station in northern Italy, while our unit in Spain coordinates trials on marine species such as sea bass, sea bream and meagre in conjunction with research institutes in southern Europe.
In Asia, our research station in China focuses on shrimp and warm water fish species including Asian sea bass, snakehead, yellow catfish and tilapia. Our Japanese unit, together with Kagoshima University, specialises in yellowtail kingfish and red sea bream.