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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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Lo Person, PhD from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå, Sweden. Photo: Jonas Burman
28.08.2020

New collaboration expands the SeaSalar team

Lo Persson has joined us as a postdoc funded by the Swedish Research Council. - A welcome Swedish-Norwegian collaboration that will strengthen the knowledge exchange between the Atlantic and Baltic, and enable new studies on how growth and genes impact age at maturity in salmon.
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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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