Opening the doors to the story of salmon

Opening the doors to the story of salmon Interactive displays engaged the audience on the centre's opening day. Photo: AKVA
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AKVA group is proud sponsor of The Salmon, a top modern visitor centre at Tjuvholmen in Oslo, where students and the public are invited to learn more about salmon farming.

The Salmon was officially opened this week. The visitor centre, which is built by Nova Sea with support from Alex Sushi entrepreneur Petter Sandberg, tells the history of Norwegian fish farming and disseminates knowledge about salmon and the fish farming industry in general.

AKVA group is proud sponsor of the centre and has contributed a miniature control room. Here, real-time video images are transferred from Nova Sea’s location at Træna in Nordland County, to give the audience an idea of how modern technology such as cameras and sensors that help the farmer get the best possible understanding of the health and performance of the fish.

The Salmon is open to the public weekdays and Saturday,s and entrance is free. In addition to several exciting and interactive displays, the visitor centre also has a good selection of both modern and traditional salmon dishes.

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