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Atlantic salmon is a well-studied species, but there are still mysteries of where they reside in the ocean and what impacts their marine survival. ATLANTIC SALMON AT SEA - factors affecting their growth and survival (SeaSalar) is a research program where research institutions join forces to increase the knowledge on Norwegian salmon at sea.

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Migration routes of individual salmon from the River Nidelva at Arendal, tagged with satellite tags. Analyses and map by John F. Strøm
17.07.2020

Ocean-cruise with salmon from southern Norway - we follow salmon from River Nidelva on a dangerous journey in the ocean

This is the preliminary story of the travels of salmon tagged with satellite tags in River Nidelva at Arendal. The story includes a new record, with bluefin tuna or porbeagle involved.
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Salmon with pop-up satellite tag. Photo: Audun Richardsen
27.05.2020

Wild salmon’s wild journey in the ocean

Last spring Atlantic salmon were tagged with satellite tags in Etne in Soutwestern Norway. Now they have phoned home.
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Astrid Raunsgard and Yann Czorlich, NINA, at Lake þingvallavatn, the largest natural lake in Iceland.
17.03.2020

SeaSalar-team presenting salmon research at the NoWPaS 2020 workshop in Iceland

Astrid Raunsgard and Yann Czorlich were two of 35 PhD students and early career postdocs from 12 countries who met for five days by scenic Laugarvatn in Iceland.
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