AKVAFORSK - The Institute of Aquaculture Research Company Profile

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AKVAFORSK is one of the world's leading research institutions for aquaculture and has specialised in breeding and genetics, product quality and marine species. In addition, the Institute also conducts research related to fish health, environment and operational optimalisation. AKVAFORSKs objectives are to acquire and publish aquaculture expertise, thereby contributing to a strong and profitable industry with social benefit.
AKVAFORSK began its research operations in 1971 and set up two research stations - a land-based one at Sunndalsøra and a sea-based one at Averøy. The head office is sited within the Agricultural University of Norway at Ås, Akershus, where AKVAFORSK also teaches aquaculture to students taking their hovedfag or doctorate. AKVAFORSK has 91 employees, of whom 39 are researchers and doctoral candidates.


Postboks 5010
N-1432 Ås


Phone: 47 64 94 95 00
Fax: 47 64 94 95 02

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