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The journey continues: The krill survey team anchors at Scotia Bay to calibrate their equipment


The krill survey around the South Orkney Islands continues

Here’s the latest from the team onboard the ‘Saga Sea’ as they continue their krill survey in the Southern Ocean.

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An insider's look at surveying krill around the South Orkney Islands

The Institute for Marine Research (IMR) in Norway has collaborated for a decade with Aker BioMarine, with a focus on surveying the krill ecosystem around the South Orkney Islands in the Southern Ocean.  This season, the collaboration was enhanced with the addition of Dr. Javier Arata, who serves as the Executive Officer for the Association of Responsible Krill Harvesting Companies (ARK). Just a few weeks ago, they set out on a mission to survey krill during the Antarctic summer.

A captain's life in Antarctica

By Aker BioMarine, February 03, 2020

Whether at sea, or onshore, in Oslo, Houston, or somewhere in the Southern Ocean, our people define who we are. Their skills and dedication continue to drive us ever forward. 

Collaboration is key for sustainability

By Aker BioMarine, January 23, 2020

The new year is about making former investments succeed, said our CEO Matts Johansen during his interview with IntraFish. He further recalls all the investments that took shape in the past year, which will impact the business positively in 2020.

How are Fisheries Exploring New Technology?

By Aker BioMarine, January 02, 2020


High ranking as Norway’s most innovative

By Aker BioMarine, August 29, 2019


Aker BioMarine lays out sustainability strategy for contentious krill fishery

By Aker BioMarine, August 02, 2019
Last week, Runa Haug Khoury, our Director of Sustainability, was interviewed by
IntraFish about driving sustainability further in the Antarctic region. Read the full int
erview below. 

Life as an Aker BioMarine intern

By Aker BioMarine, August 01, 2019

Meet intern Anna Fournon. She is born in Paris, and a first-year MSc student at Emlyon Business School. As a child, she lived abroad for eight years in Europe and North Africa, and because of that, one of her dreams was to find an internship away from France. And here she is! Since the end of May, she has been working in the marketing department, with the Superba Krill Team.

The Aker BioMarine products

For People

Superba Krill oil
Aker BioMarine’s Superba Krill Oil is a natural source of essential omega-3s, phospholipids, choline and astaxanthin. The phospholipid-bound EPA and DHA fatty acids found in krill are documented to be a readily absorbable source of important long-chain omega-3s. Superba Krill Oil contributes to a balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle, supporting heart, brain, and joint health.

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For Aqua - Culture

Aker BioMarine produces nutrient-rich feed ingredients made from Antarctic krill, that help improve aquaculture efficiency. QRILL Aqua is rich in phospholipid-bound omega-3 fatty acids, the antioxidant astaxanthin, proteins and minerals. Previously, QRILL Aqua was known to promote faster growth in fish and shrimp. As we have learned more about the fundamental functions of krill nutrients, krill is also used in feed to improve stress tolerance, health and quality of both fish and shrimp.

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For Pets

Made of whole dried Antarctic krill, QRILL Pet is a functional ingredient for pet food. Products enriched with QRILL Pet provide a natural source of omega-3 fatty acids, marine proteins and the powerful antioxidant astaxanthin. QRILL Pet offers a number of benefits for pets, including healthy organs, joints and fur.

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