Fish
By Adrian Smith

Over 80% of all animals used in research in Norway are fish.

On the web pages related to fish you will find information about:

Meetings
Here you will find information both on future and previous meetings. In particular, there are many links to pages related to the meeting "Harmonisation of the Care and Use of Fish in research" which was held at Gardermoen in May 2005, with 99 participants from 10 countries. A follow-up to this meeting was arranged by Norecopa in September 2009 (more details here).

Projects
One of our main projects at the moment is to establish suggestions for a platform for increasing implementation of the "3 R's" in Norwegian fish research.

Reports
We have published several reports related to the use of fish in research. The latest report provides an overview of Acts and Regulations concerning the Care and Use of Fish in Norwegian Research.

Guidelines
Here you will find over 20 Guidelines and other resources on the Care and Use of Fish in Research.

Links
These links are related to many topics related to fish in research, including:
Pain perception
Fish welfare
Health monitoring
Anaesthesia
Surgery
Humane killing
Alternatives to the use of live fish

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