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Species

The last 40 years have seen substantial growth in the Norwegian salmon farming industry. Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) is the dominant species and 1 232 095 tonnes of Atlantic salmon were produced in Norway in 2012. Read more

During the last decades there have been several attempts to engage in cod farming in Norway, with varying success. In 2012, 10 033 tonnes of farmed cod were produced in Norway. Read more

Halibut farming started in the beginning of the 1980s, but difficulties with fry production gave the industry a difficult start. Today there is a small commercial production of halibut in Norway. In 2012 Norwegian farmers produced 1 741 tonnes of halibut. Read more

Blue mussel farming has a long history in Norway, although it is still a relatively small industry. In 2012, Norwegian farmers produced 1 967 tonnes of blue mussels. Read more

In 2012, a total of 309 tonnes of farmed Norwegian Arctic char were produced in Norway by several small producers. Read more