The available database comprises research projects in Fisheries, Aquaculture and Seafood Processing active in the time period 2003-2013.
COFASP is an ERA-NET created to directly address actions envisaged within fisheries, aquaculture and seafood. It was created under the KBBE theme in FP7, and is part of the Europe 2020 strategy, which recognises bioeconomy as an important part of the strategy.

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Last Update: 2018/03/29

A multi-disciplinary effort to improve topical treatments in salmon louse control
Peter Andreas Heuch
NVI - Norwegian Veterinary Institute (Norway)
NA - Not available (Not available)
€ NA
The primary objective of the project is to produce knowledge and means to study, evaluate and develop efficient and secure topical treatments against sea lice in sea cages and well boats. This will be carried out in close cooperation with the project industry partners: The salmon farming companies Marine Harvest ASA and Salmar Farming, the pharmacy firms PHARMAQ and Novartis Animal Health, the equipment providers Rantex AS and Storevik Aqua AS, and the Well Boat Owners' Association. Research organisations include the Norwegian Veterinary Institute (Project head, Oslo), the research institutes SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture (Trondheim) and Institute of Marine Research (Bergen). International partners include the Atlantic Veterinary College (University of Prince Edward Island, Canada) and Strathclyde University, Scotland, UK. Secondary objectives are to acquire knowledge on free dynamics of currents developing during bath treatments in cages, to provide knowledge on the fluid dynamics and simulation tools to develop systems which can improve mixing of therapeutant and oxygen during treatments, and to establish physical, physiological and behavioural data from tank and cage studies with fish under treatment. The data will be merged into a model system where topical treatments can be studied, evaluated and further developed under predictable conditions. The project also seeks to improve delousing methods and dosage systems in well boats, provide security systems for fish and staff, and to establish a lice counting method to evaluate treatment efficiency.
Cage aquaculture; Disease; Fish; Open sea aquaculture; Salmon;
Not associated to marine areas
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