Our salmon shows high survival against new variant of IPN

IPN (infectious pancreatic necrosis) is a viral disease in salmon and rainbow trout that a few decades ago caused major losses for the Norwegian aquaculture industry. Outbreaks of IPN can […]

Broad Selective Breeding Goals

AquaGen operates a large-scale selective breeding program with systematic measurement of 22 traits in Atlantic salmon and 12 traits in rainbow trout.  By measuring and keeping control over many important […]


Selective Breeding Progress

What is the importance of selective breeding for the increase in productivity in the aquaculture industry? From the 1970s to the 2010s, the genetic progress has contributed to: A reduction […]