Study: Land-based salmon farming ‘can be viable’


A new analysis concludes that "land-based farmed technology can be an interesting and economically viable way of producing salmon".

Amalie Tusvik and Trond Bjørndal from NTNU (the Norwegian University of Science and Technology), compared the economic competitiveness of land-based and sea-based salmon production in their report “Land-based Farming of Salmon: Economic Analysis”.

The researchers analysed post-smolt production where fish were grown up to 410 grams or 600 grams on land-based facilities before.........................

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