Austevoll Seafood ASA (Public, OSL:AUSS) is a Norwegian holding company primarily engaged in fishing and food processing sectors. The Company’s activities include the production of fishmeal, oil and high-concentrate omega-3 fish oil, as well as the processing of pelagic fish into canned and frozen products for the direct human consumption.
In addition, through Leroy Seafood Group ASA, the Company is active in the salmon production and operates more than 100 salmon farming licenses in Norway.
The Company's subsidiaries are the Norway-based Austevoll Eiendom AS, Austevoll Fisk AS, Sea Star International AS, A-Fish AS, Laco IV AS, Aumur AS Epax Holding AS and Welcon AS; the Chile-base FoodCorp SA, and the Peru-based Austral Group SAA, among others.
Scientists reveal ocean fish camouflage secrets United States
A team of scientists from the University of Texas, Austin, has found out that certain fish use microscopic structures called platelets in their skin cells to reflect polarized light, which allows the fish to seemingly disappear from their predators.
Shrimp leads investments in aquaculture Brazil
The shrimp is the species that recorded the highest level of investment among the five aquaculture resources evaluated this year by the Future Field Project of the Confederation on Agriculture and Livestock of Brazil.
Pew urges WCPFC to improve tuna fisheries Worldwide
The non-government organisation Pew Charitable Trusts has released its policy recommendations for the upcoming meeting of the members of the WCPFC, requesting its members to improve management of tuna fisheries in the western and central Pacific.
McDonald's Spain supports tuna sustainability Spain
Pacifical has welcomed the decision taken by McDonald's Spain to include its Marine Stewardship Council certified skipjack tuna on its national menu as part of the chain’s global commitment to sustainable fishing practices.
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