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  • Consumers' knowledge discrepancy and confusion in intent to purchase farmed fish 

    Hoque, Mohammed Ziaul (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-05-01)
    <i>Purpose</i> - The purpose of the paper is to examine the influence of consumers' perceived knowledge, knowledge discrepancy and confusion on the intention to purchase farmed fish (FF) via a survey design regarding perceptions, buying and consumption practices of urban households in Chittagong, Bangladesh.<p> <p><i>Design/methodology/approach</i> - The samples of 498 households were selected ...
  • Allochthonous Allelopathy. Effects of Empetrum nigrum chemical interference on plant development 

    Pilsbacher, Anna Katharina (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2016-05-20)
    The dwafshrub Empetrum nigrum uses phenolic compounds exuded by its leaves to depress the germination and growth of its surroundings. The allelopathic effect has, only been studied in areas immediately surrounding the plant (autochthonous allelopathy) but not in an open system apptoach that takes into account that a multitude of EMpetrum nigrum leaves get introduced into new environments through ...
  • Species validity of five common northern/Arctic spring bloom diatoms: a combined morphological and molecular study 

    Uradnikova, Martina (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2020-02-15)
    Relevant taxonomical morphological characters of five common spring bloom centric diatoms, preliminary identified as Attheya longicornis Crawford & Gardner, Chaetoceros furcellatus Yendo, Porosira glacialis Jørgensen, Coscinodiscus sp. and Skeletonema marinoi Sarno & Zingone were observed and described using light and scanning electron microscope. Further, samples of cultured diatoms were sent to ...
  • End-user involvement to improve predictions and management of populations with complex dynamics and multiple drivers 

    Henden, John-André; Ims, Rolf Anker; Yoccoz, Nigel; Asbjørnsen, Einar Johannes; Stien, Audun; Mellard, Jarad Pope; Tveraa, Torkild; Marolla, Filippo; Jepsen, Jane Uhd (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-11)
    Sustainable management of wildlife populations can be aided by building models that both identify current drivers of natural dynamics and provide near-term predictions of future states. We employed a Strategic Foresight Protocol (SFP) involving stakeholders to decide the purpose and structure of a dynamic state-space model for the population dynamics of the Willow Ptarmigan, a popular game species ...
  • Probiotics in shellfish aquaculture 

    Ringø, Einar (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-01-09)
    The shellfish aquaculture industry has dramatically developed during the last two decades. However, this development has, in some cases, resulted in environmental degradation, emergence of diseases and low productivity. The need for improving disease resistance, growth performance, feed efficiency, and safe aquatic production for human consumption has stimulated development and applications of ...
  • Understanding the Influence of Belief and Belief Revision on Consumers’ Purchase Intention of Liquid Milk 

    Hoque, Mohammed Ziaul; Hossan, Mohammad Akter (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-04-01)
    An unsustainable milk value chain can make consumers’ retention of preferences fragile, leading to a reduction in belief. One of the major ways of changing this belief is “belief revision” which accounts an interaction between a change in an individual’s preference with reference to its source and a belief expectancy and affects consumers’ behavioral intentions effectively. As there is little research ...
  • Antigen- og plasmid baserte vaksiner mot pankreas sykdom forårsaket av salmonid alphavirus (SAV-3) i atlantisk laks (Salmo salar L.) 

    Sørmo, Kristian Gillebo (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-05-15)
    Pankreassykdom utgjør et stort problem i norsk oppdrettsnæring, og forårsaker store økonomiske tap samt redusert fiskevelferd. Selv ved vaksinering med dagens kommersielle vaksiner er utbruddene fortsatt økende som antyder at dette er en fremtidig trussel og det kreves ytterligere tiltak for å få bukt med problemet. Inaktiverte helvirusvaksiner benyttet i dagens næring, har vist seg effektiv mot ...
  • Hvordan skal vi produsere torsken? 

    Reiertsen, Audun (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-05-15)
    Verden har et økende behov for mat samtidig som det legges stadig større press på ressursene. Det er mange måter å produsere mat og sjømatproduksjon er en av dem. Sjømat er av mange ansett som en av de viktigste matkildene i fremtiden. Produksjon av fersk fisk er blant disse. Sjømatmarkeder for fersk fisk stiller krav om leveransestabilitet, kvalitet og bærekraft. Det fins tre prinsipielt forskjellige ...
  • The distribution, expression pattern and effects of TNF superfamily members BAFF and APRIL in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) and salmon derived leukocytes 

    Wold, Mikael Fjeld (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-05-15)
    Viral disease is one of the greatest challenges facing the aquaculture industry. The most serious disease at the moment is pancreas disease, caused by the salmonid alphavirus (SAV). Substantial efforts are being put into combating the disease, and fish are routinely vaccinated before being put at sea. In theory, vaccines should produce sufficient protection, but performance has been disappointing ...
  • Samfunn av tarmparasitter hos ørret (Salmo trutta) og røye (Salvelinus alpinus) i to innsjøer i Troms 

    Rasch, Kristine Broback (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-05-15)
    I denne studien ble de fire komponentsamfunnene av tarmparasitter hos ørret og røye sammenlignet i de nærliggende innsjøene Takvatn og Fjellfroskvatn i Troms. I førstnevnte innsjø finnes i tillegg stingsild. Totalt 100 ørret og 90 røye ble undersøkt på ettersommeren 2018. Alle tarmparasittene ble registrert hos ørret og røye i begge innsjøene, unntatt ørretmark og røyemark som infiserte henholdsvis ...
  • Mapping nature’s contribution to people: Opportunities and limitations of crowdsourced data to identify place-based values and conservation concerns 

    Muñoz, Lorena (Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2020-06-15)
    Nature provides people with a wide range of benefits, also known as nature’s contributions to people (NCP). The NCP framework evolved from the Ecosystem services (ES) concept as a response to the critiques and misconceptions associated with ES over the last years. Broadening ES valuations that have been dominated by economic valuations, the NCP framework emphasizes a pluralistic approach to valuation ...
  • A segmentation of residents' attitudes towards mariculture development in Sweden 

    Skallerud, Kåre; Armbrecht, John (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-01-30)
    The farming of aquatic organisms, including fish, molluscs, crustaceans, and aquatic plants, is regarded as a promising strategy for local development (Cai et al., 2010; Cai et al., 2006; Costa-Pierce, 2016). Fresh water aquaculture is the dominant form of fish farming in Asia and is the largest component of China's aquaculture production (FAO, 2014). Mariculture, or marine aquaculture, has expanded ...
  • Polar Cod in a Changing Arctic. Toxicity of crude oil on sensitive life history stages of a key Arctic species 

    Bender, Morgan Lizabeth (Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2020-06-12)
    Environmental change in the Arctic is occurring at an unprecedented rate with a loss of sea ice and warmer sea temperatures, simultaneously as increased human activity in the Arctic poses a risk of petroleum pollution. The potential future of a key Arctic forage fish, polar cod (<i>Boreogadus saida</i>), was investigated using laboratory simulations of oil spills during sensitive life-history stages: ...
  • Investigating population genomic structure of salmon lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) in northern Norway 

    Banno, Kana (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-05-14)
    Salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) is a parasitic copepod that causes significant damage to Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and incurs significant costs to the salmonid aquaculture industry. In Norway, the industry has been coping with salmon lice issues with various methods such as chemical treatments, but it has resulted in an acquisition of resistance in salmon lice towards the existing delousing ...
  • The challenges of understanding the biogeography of commercially important crustacean species of the Southwestern Indian Ocean — Separating what we know from what we think we know. 

    Everett, Bernadine Irene (Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2020-05-25)
    Demersal trawl fisheries play an important role in providing income and protein to the people of the Southwestern Indian Ocean (SWIO). These fisheries are very destructive to the habitats in which they operate and have an impact on the associated biodiversity. Three crustacean species, knife prawn (<i>Haliporoides triarthrus</i>), African langoustine (<i>Metanephrops mozambicus</i>) and pink geryon ...
  • Salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Krøyer)) control methods and efficacy in atlantic salmon (Salmo salar (Linnaeus)) aquaculture: A literature review 

    Cerbule, Kristine; Godfroid, Jacques (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-31)
    The salmon louse (<i>Lepeophtheirus salmonis</i>) causes problems in Atlantic salmon (<i>Salmo salar</i>) aquaculture in the Northern Hemisphere, because infestations can result in both a loss of production and in fish mortality. Several types of treatment have been used to control louse infestations, but these have seen varying success. The aim of this review is to examine the efficacy and safety ...
  • Legitimacy for Sustainability: A Case of A Strategy Change for An Oil and Gas Company 

    Jaber, Tahrir; Oftedal, Elin Merethe (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-01-10)
    This study introduces and validates a measure of a company’s institutional profile for sustainability. It uses institutional theory as a lens to understand the factors that legitimize the adoption of renewable energy activities in an oil and gas company. The three institutional dimensions used in this study are regulative, normative and cognitive, which aimed to measure legitimacy in an oil and gas ...
  • Isolation and characterization of antimicrobial peptides with unusual disulfide connectivity from the colonial ascidian Synoicum turgens 

    Hansen, Ida Kristine Østnes; Isaksson, Johan; Poth, Aaron G.; Østnes Hansen, Kine; Andersen, Aaron John Christian; Richard, Céline Sarah Marine; Blencke, Hans-Matti; Stensvåg, Klara; Craik, David J.; Haug, Tor (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-01-12)
    This study reports the isolation of two novel cysteine-rich antibacterial peptides, turgencin A and turgencin B, along with their oxidized derivatives, from the Arctic marine colonial ascidian <i>Synoicum turgens</i>. The peptides are post-translationally modified, containing six cysteines with an unusual disulfide connectivity of Cys<sup>1</sup>-Cys<sup>6</sup>, Cys<sup>2</sup>-Cys<sup>5</sup>, and ...
  • Responsible diffusion of digital healthcare innovation 

    Ikram, Sana (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2020-02-28)
    Digital healthcare is an area, which is opening up for business opportunities. However, there has been a lot of research here from a long time. The involvement of stakeholders in the innovation process is increasing and with this situation, the diffusion of such healthcare innovation in market is evolving. To explain the effect of stakeholder’s involvement in the innovation process on the diffusion ...
  • Production of lumpfish (Cyclopterus lumpus L.) in RAS with distinct water treatments: Effects on fish survival, growth, gill health and microbial communities in rearing water and biofilm 

    Dahle, Stine Veronica Wiborg; Bakke, Ingrid; Birkeland, Mari; Nordøy, Kristian; Dalum, Alf Seljenes; Attramadal, Kari Johanne Kihle (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-02-08)
    Lumpfish (<i>Cyclopterus lumpus</i> L.) in Norway is currently produced in traditional flow-through systems (FTS). Hatcheries frequently show signs of bacterial infections, unstable microbial communities in the rearing water and varying mortality. Recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) is proposed to create stable and healthy microbial environments, with less probabilities for blooming of opportunistic ...

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