Norwegian Institute of Food, Fisheries and Aquaculture Research (NOFIMA AS)

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Private Research Institute, Norway

Nofima AS is a research institute that conducts research and development for food, fisheries and aquaculture industries. The Aquaculture Division conducts R & D, innovation and knowledge transfer for the national and international fisheries and aquaculture industry. Our primary professional areas cover breeding and genetics, fish health, feed and nutrition, efficient and sustainable production as well as capture, seafood-, process- and product development. The Breeding and Genetics group has a broad and long term experience in quantitative genetics and in the use of molecular information into breeding value estimation, with a strong focus recently on pathogens and disease resistance.