Is fish farming sustainable?
Aquaculture can grow with a low carbon footprint and good profitability.
The requirement for continued sustainable growth is connected with the problems of salmon lice.
Intensive research is being carried out into new methods of combating salmon lice, and most people believe that a solution will soon be found.
Aquaculture does not require much space
Aquaculture can grow without occupying much space. The fish farms, of which there are about 1,000, that are located along the Norwegian coast together cover a total area of sea of 200 km2, roughly the same size as the Folgefonna glacier in Hardanger.