What do you know about the water environment and how the currents run in the fjord system where you are engaged in salmon farming? This information will be of significant benefit when you optimize measures against sea lice - not only for your sites but for the overall infection risk in the fjord.
When equipment or software is not properly utilized, this quickly affects factors such as feed consumption, growth, reliability, and maintenance costs. Competence makes employees at all levels capable of working efficiently and facing unforeseen situations safely and adequately.
Can you instantly access documentation for the equipment at all your locations? Do you have an overview of the maintenance sequence for the gear? Are you able to easily update safety instructions when these are revised? Do you have a procedure for reporting irregularities? Even if you answer yes to these questions, you may spend unnecessary time and resources on this.
Topics: maintenance and documentation
A fish farming locality is not necessarily a place where high-speed internet connection is available. A primary concern when adopting new technology for remotely controlled feeding. However, the solution is local. So is the expertise.
Topics: remote-controlled fish farms
We often discuss whether ROVs will replace divers in the aquaculture industry. While one position is predicting ROVs to be the new divers, the other claim that a machine will never replace the human touch. May both sides be right?
Since long ago, mythical creatures, Santas, religion and miracles have been in the center of the Holiday season. In modern times, consumer culture and essential life values are put in contrast to each other. No matter how you look at it: Christmas gives us time to reflect. Here is a new perspective from a hopeful salmon…:
By designing a sophisticated and dynamic artificial intelligence system, we aim to convert aquaculture from art into more of a science.
What workwear is suitable for the various tasks of operating a fish farm? Here is some advice on how to select clothes and safety equipment to meet the varied workday on the pen.
It's no secret that an exposed location can entail significant risk. However, the upside is lower environmental impact and better fish welfare, which in turn yields better productivity and biology. Assumed you have the equipment to withstand the harsh conditions.
Topics: exposed sites
Can you breed a whole generation of salmon without lice treatment? Then you'll have to depend on the cleaner fish, and they would need optimum conditions to graze effectively. Cleaner fish are more effective lice eaters when the environment in the pen suits their behavior. Let's look at some best practices.
Topics: cleaner fish
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