Spotlight project

Optimum Omega Nutrition for salmon farmers

We’re always seeking ways to translate science into reality. By combining existing scientific knowledge with large scale commercial trials and novel big data sets, we have demonstrated that using ­Veramaris algal oil with the Optimum Omega Nutrition (OON) guidelines offers salmon farmers the ability to improve productivity, product quality, and yield, while also lowering marine footprint.

In commercial trials with our previous partnerships, we were able to test 0.6 million fish, but these numbers were dwarfed by our study with Manolin.

Partnering with Manolin to leverage their expertise in Big Data collection and analysis, as well as their AI capabilities, allowed biological performance responses to be compared across generations of salmon raised on various levels of EPA & DHA.

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“Our platform has collected data from more than 900 generations of farmed salmon.

This has produced numerous insights for the aquaculture industry and demonstrated the immense potential of leveraging data intelligence in aquaculture research.”

How does Manolin’s platform work?

Manolin uses advanced AI and Big Data to ­tackle the aquaculture industry’s most challenging ­questions, providing unparalleled insights into ­aquaculture ­operations. Our platform translates complex, ­unstructured data into actionable intelligence, ­enabling stakeholders to understand their farms and products with an unprecedented level of detail, speeding up research from years to weeks.

What is the benefit of using Big Data and AI in ­aquaculture?

Implementing Big Data and AI in aquaculture ­offers transformative benefits, including the ability to ­conduct in-depth analysis and gain insights at an ­unprecedented scale and speed. It enables ­companies to make well-informed decisions based on solid data that reflects the realities of complex farming ­environments.

What’s next? How are you going to build on this work?

Looking forward, our ambition is to expand the scope and scale of collaborative research globally, ­leveraging our current foundation of over 232 ­million data points to gain deeper insights into the ­benefits of EPA & DHA in salmon feed. By partnering with more industry stakeholders, we aim to broaden our collaborative research efforts, enhancing our understanding of Omega nutrition’s role in aquaculture. This global expansion will not only enrich our data set but also forge new pathways for innovation in aquaculture nutrition and sustainability.

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Scientific Paper

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ASC-MSC Certification

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Big data study

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Ocean Regeneration

Partnering with Blumar and Skretting to support Walmart’s ambition for ocean regeneration.

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