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First PhD degree in CtrlAQUA

New PhD thesis shows that salmon kept in closed-containment fish farms on shore have better welfare in brackish water, and that they can live with higher density in a closed environment than in open sea pens. Atlantic salmon is the most important farmed-fish species in Norway, and the vast majority of the fish are raised…



Student interview: “We need to chase high water quality”

Written by Reidun Lilleholt Kraugerud for the annual report 2016 of CtrlAQUA. Xiaoxue Zhang is a PhD student at NTNU Nanolab, working on the development of a material to apply to sensors in the water treatment systems. Before her arrival at CtrlAQUA, closed-containment aquaculture was totally new to Zhang but, once she had started, she…