Genetics may boost salmon resistance to pancreas disease

(12/07/17)

NOFIMA scientists developing a trial where fish were challenged against salmon pancreas disease (PD) virus observed no mortality in a particular group of fish carrying a combination of three different genetic markers on three different chromosomes.

The finding comes from the breeding nucleus of SalmoBreed and is part of the “SalmoResist” research project, led by Nofima and financed by the research Council of Norway.

The main aim of this project is to identify association between higher..................................


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