Fin removal for better traceability

Research at Nofima indicates that removal of the farmed salmon’s adipose fin can be the easiest and cheapest method. Photo: Velmurugu Puvanendran © Nofima

Research conducted by Nofima indicates that visible marking of farmed salmon will make it easier to differentiate escaped farmed salmon from wild salmon - with removal of the adipose fin in farmed salmon being the easiest and cheapest method.

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