News & announcements

Image from ECOTIP website

The MFRI announces partnership in a four-year H2020 ECOTIP project

Project that will investigate ecosystem tipping points and cascades in the Arctic Sea
Distribution of capelin according to the survey on 26-30 January 2021.

The final advice on capelin catch is 127 300 tonnes

Marine and Freshwater Research Institute (MFRI) advices that the total allowable catch of capelin in the fishing season 2020/21 should not be more than 127 300 tonnes
Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Deepest thanks for the cooperation over the …

Christmas Greetings

Christiane Delongueville and Jónbjörn Pálsson

Fruitful collaboration between MFRI and Belgian zoologists

Collaboration of MFRI with the Belgian zoologists Christiane Delongueville and Roland Scaillet
Photo. Svanhildur Egilsdóttir.

Excellent year for research at sea – despite COVID-19

The Marine & Freshwater Research Institute ‘s research vessels haven‘t missed out on a single tour.
Photo: Móna Lea Óttarsdóttir

Salmon fed on wood

The Marine & Freshwater Research Institute‘s aquaculture farm in Grindavík is now working on an experimental project for Matís
Image from the ISMN catalogue

The MFRI Humpback whale ISMN Catalog online version is up to date

You can, now, find 1434 unique Humpback whale individuals gathered over a span of 40 years (from 1980 to date)
Photo: Svanhildur Egilsdóttir

Clean Nordic Oceans

Network to exchange knowledge and experience of methods and measures that can reduce the risk of ghost fishing and marine litter
Image: Svanhildur Egilsdóttir

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Is today, February 11th
Schizymenia jonssonii growing in the lower intertidal zone on the Reykjanes peninsula, SW Iceland.

A new species of red algae discovered in Iceland

Recently an unknown species of Rhodophyta or red algae was discovered in Iceland.
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