AQUAFLY: Insects as natural feed ingredients for sustainable salmon farming

Link:

http://nifes.no/en/prosjekt/insects-salmon-feed/

Contract:

Project ID: 238997/E40

Programme:

Norwegian Research Council (Norges Forskningsråd)

Duration:

01/07/2014 – 30/06/2018

UAB Resource People:

Mario Giampietro (PI), Sandra Bukkens

Description:

AquaFly will be looking at the use of insect meal as an ingredient of salmon feed, also in an environmental, social and economic perspective. The project is a cooperative effort involving 12 research and industry partners. AquaFly will explore the potential to “tailor” the insect nutrient profile to meet the nutritional needs of farmed salmon. Coordinator: National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (NIFES), Norway.

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