Project Results

Large-scale validation

The FishScan biomass estimator prototype was validated large-scale in the period from March to June 2013. The results are promising with regards to functionality and accuracy.

FishScan large-scale validation

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Prototype Validation - January 2013

Validation of the FishScan prototype has begun, and was first tested at a salmon sea cage in Norway. Initial results proved to be very promising with regards to the captured data quality.

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FishScan Lighting and Control module

Custom made lighting and electronics including a control module for the FishScan biomass estimation system has been developed and integrated into the FishScan prototype. The technology has been tested in the field with, showing promising results. 

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Software for Biomass Estimation

Software for biomass estimation of fish based on data from capturing devices is being developed. Preliminary results are promising.  

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Design and construction of underwater and topside units

The overall technical objective of this work was to develop robust housings designed to operate in marine conditions.

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Behavioural studies of fish in relation to external factors

The behavioural responses of salmon and sea bass to increasing intensities of blue-green light were assessed.

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Product Design Specification

The specification of the complete FishScan system was broken down to subsystems completely describing each of the work packages.

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End-user Product Specification

An end-user product specification was made by conducting an extensive survey among relevant actors in the fish farming industry in Europe and also other relevant targets like Chile.

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