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  • Arctic Circular Seafood Synergies: Beyond the Bottom Line. Perspectives on Full Utilization & Local Processing in Alaska & Norway 

    Mordal, Merrick Hartness (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-11-16)
    Alaskan wild salmon and Norwegian farmed salmon represent the largest share of their respective global harvests of salmon by volume, yet both are exporting the majority of their harvests and byproducts for processing and are thereby missing out the potential to create local circular production systems for more environmentally sustainable processing . Alaskan salmon and Norwegian aquaculture have an ...
  • Labour in fisheries: Task analysis of fishing operations on a Norwegian trawler 

    Kuz, Viktoriia (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-11-15)
    This study investigates the labour on a Norwegian trawler through the study of tasks that are performed under the trawling operation. Study of tasks is one of the fundamental approaches to studying labour, and in this thesis, it is carried out using the technique of Hierarchical Task Analysis. This task analysis technique has been broadly and universally used in different industries for over 60 ...
  • The Effect of Climate Change on the Productivity and Profitability of Cod in the Barents Sea 

    Yaah Jingla, Atanga Forgiveness (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-08-22)
    Climate change has an inevitable natural impact on fisheries. Continually, several models made of both biological and economic factors are used to measure the effects of climate change on fish stocks. This study has as its objective to identify how climate change effect through carrying capacity affects the productivity and profitability of the cod stock in the Barents Sea. Two scenarios one with ...
  • Norwegian cod by-products in the Chinese market 

    Wang, Wan-Mei (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-05-14)
    This thesis is dedicated to studying the main factors which could affect Norwegian cod by-products in the Chinese market. Norway has been recognized as one of the biggest seafood countries in the world while China shows a preference towards Norwegian seafood. And due to the relationship has been better in the past few years between these two countries, it is worthy to discuss Norwegian seafood ...
  • Large volume cryopreservation of lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus L.) sperm for commercial hatchery production 

    Opeifa, Bamidele Theophilus (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-03)
    The growing Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) aquaculture production is confronted with many challenges that limit the potential development of the industry. The major current problem threatening the salmon aquaculture production is the parasitic sea lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) that negatively affects both cultured salmon and wild stock populations. Several treatment options have failed to deliver ...
  • Seeking to legitimize: Social sustainability and legitimacy in the Traffic Light System 

    Vik, Christian (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-05-15)
    Over the last 50 years, the management needs of the Norwegian aquaculture industry have become increasingly complex. The stakeholders in the management vary diversely from environmental agencies and NGOs, to local and national governmental bodies, to those operating the farms themselves. Consequently, the establishment of the Traffic Light System as a management tool has been a long and challenging ...
  • Havfarm 3: Governmentally driven innovations in Norwegian aquaculture. A challenge for the governing system? 

    Jensen, Daniel (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-05-15)
    The Norwegian aquaculture industry is today experiencing increasing demands of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) from global markets. However, past years has not seen the same rise in production as in value. In a time where several area and environmental-related challenges are hindering further growth of the Norwegian aquaculture industry, the development licenses have become the latest licensing ...
  • Implementation of the Traffic Light System in Norwegian salmon aquaculture - success or failure for whom? 

    Michaelsen-Svendsen, Bjørnar (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-05-15)
    Since Norwegian Atlantic salmon aquaculture developed into a viable industry in the 1960s, it has grown into one of Norway’s most important sectors. A crucial factor influencing this growth has been the development of a management system which has facilitated the growth in an advantageous way. In the latter part of 2017, a new aquaculture management system started, called the Traffic Light System. ...
  • Rising temperatures in a subarctic lake lead to increased somatic growth rates for Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus, (L.)) 

    Kotowych, Nicholas Volodya (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-05-15)
    Cold water species living at high latitudes are expected to respond rapidly to climate change due to their sensitivity to increasing temperature. Water temperature strongly affects the ecology of fish, influencing food intake and conversion, and ultimately somatic growth rate. In a lake, somatic growth rates will also be contingent on food availability, which is negatively affected by fish abundance. ...
  • Institutional aspects of the fisheries management among the Sami people living in the Murmansk region 

    Osokina, Marianna (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-05-15)
    This master thesis will consider the institutional aspects of traditional fisheries regulation among the small Indigenous minorities of the North, Siberia and the Far East of Russia, using the Kola Sámi settled in Murmansk region as case. The thesis studies the potential for influence of local institutions on the traditional fisheries management. Based on documents and internet sources the thesis ...
  • The European Union's Fisheries Agreements with third countries. Moving from FPA to SFPA: the case study of Seychelles 

    Augustave, Lovasoa Cédrique (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-06-21)
    Fisheries agreements between EU-Seychelles have been in place since 1984. Since then, the agreements have been in constant changes in response to the constructive criticisms from NGOs and scientists to the CFP. An exploratory study assessing the relationship between the EU-Seychelles Fisheries Agreements has been conducted. It focuses on the changes and the differences between the Fisheries Partnership ...
  • Modelling the bycatch reduction of a shrimp trawl with a combined Nordmøre grid and sieve panel configuration in the north east Atlantic deep-water shrimp (Pandalus borealis) fishery 

    Jacques, Nadine Louise (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-06-01)
    The aim of this study was to investigate whether a sieve panel could be an alternative to the Nordmøre grid or if a sieve panel could combine with the Nordmøre grid regarding bycatch reduction while simultaneously maintaining shrimp retention in the Northeast Atlantic deep-water shrimp (Pandalus borealis) fishery. These gears are the two most established bycatch reduction devices used today in shrimp ...
  • The Governance of the Angolan Industrial and Semi-industrial Fisheries. A Governability Assessment of the Commercial Fishery 

    Códia, Vieira Ferreira Nzambi (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-05-15)
    ABSTRACT Angola has a very long coastline, and shares the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) with Namibia and South Africa in the SADC region, one of the most productive LME in the world. The fauna is rich in small pelagic species, crustaceans and demersal fish community, explored by the commercial fishery. Understanding governability as a process of finding balance between the ...
  • Egypt's success and Africa's failure - how to explain different development trajectories in (tilapia) aquaculture. A case study of the (tilapia) aquaculture industry development in Africa. 

    Burma, Salih (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-05-15)
    Abstract: As various concerned scientists and organisations such as the UN, the World Bank, WFP, and FAO point out, global food security progressively turns out to be one of the major challenges that our human family faces nowadays. Among other factors, this is a function of rapid population growth, decreasing global food production due climate change. As they have always been an important ...
  • Salmon lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) control method effectiveness in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) aquaculture. A systematic literature review. 

    Cerbule, Kristine (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-05-15)
    Background: Salmon lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) is an increasing limiting factor of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) aquaculture development in Northern Hemisphere. Different types of treatments have been tested and used to control lice on farmed Atlantic salmon with varying results. The aim of this systematic review is to examine effectiveness expressed as the reduction of the number of lice and ...
  • Introducing insect-based salmon feed. From a nutritional, economic, legal and marketing perspective 

    Govaerts, Florent (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-05-15)
    The expansion of the aquaculture sector around the world has resulted in a growth of the demand for fishmeal (FM). Due to the limited sea resources, the price of FM has risen significantly in past years pushing the sector to find substitutes. In this context, insects attract more and more industrial and scientific attention as they have many advantages. First, with around one million species estimated, ...
  • The struggle to govern the snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) in the Barents Sea 

    Jentoft, Anna Reibo (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-05-15)
    This thesis is dedicated to study the main challenges that occurs when a new resource is to be made manageable, in accordance with the Norwegian principles of fisheries management and international obligations and agreements. The research object of this thesis is the snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio), and its current establishment in the Barents Sea. The study is based on theory of governability and ...
  • Suggested ways for improving the management of the Bay of Bengal shrimp trawl fisheries: A literature study on challenges and bycatch mitigation in shrimp trawl fisheries around the world and examples on how it is implemented in the management regimes in various nations. 

    Khan, Md Moniruzzaman (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-04-14)
    India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have border with Bay of Bengal. Sri Lanka and India has good consciousness on bycatch situations in their part. But Bangladesh has very little intension on bycatch strategies. This paper has main intention to write about Bangladeshi part of Bay of Bengal on bycatch situation. As a littoral state of the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh has ample coastal and marine resources. ...
  • Drivers for compliance with fisheries rules. A systematic literature review 

    Tuktarov, Boris (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-11-17)
    Many diverse conflicts are commonly found in a complex and dynamic system such as a fishery. Usual sources of conflicts are property rights conflicts, space utilization conflicts (e.g. fishers versus aquaculture), enforcement conflicts and conflicts that occur between the fishers and the government. The latter two may lead to issues with fisher’s compliance with state laws. This thesis examines ...
  • Comparison of individual transferable quota in New Zealand and individual vessel quota in Norway 

    Mikhnyuk, Elizaveta (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-11-21)
    Since the introduction of licenses and quotas as important management instruments, Norway has established a system of non-transferable IVQs. The “cod-crisis” was a reason for the Nor- wegian Parliament to reject an ITQ system with a high degree of transactions. However, since the late 80s the IVQ regime have forced towards a market-oriented regime for the expansion of the transferability. The overall ...

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