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Fisheries authorities

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries is responsible for designating industrial and seafood policy with an eye to the future. This includes involvement in any policy area that affects value creation. Read more

The Directorate of Fisheries, with its head office in Bergen, acts as the Ministry’s advisory and executive body in matters pertaining to fishing and the management of aquaculture. Read more

The Norwegian Food Safety Authority is the official national supervision and monitoring body for food safety, including seafood safety and the health and welfare of fish. The Authority is essential to the implementation of the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs’ objectives regarding seafood safety. Read more