Friday, September 23, 2011

Environmental toxins survey by NIFES on Crabs

National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (NIFES), is to carry out a survey and analysis on the levels of environmental toxins and heavy metals in crabs from around the Norwegian Coast. Recent samplings have shown high levels of cadmium, from the County of Nordland. “We are currently gathering samples, and a total of 475 crabs from 48 different positions all along the coast will be brought to the laboratory for analysis,” says NIFES research scientist Sylvia Frantzen. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers.
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