Identification guide to the mesopelagic fishes of the central and south east Atlantic Ocean

FAO have produced the mesopelagic fish guide and has been published online, you find it here! This identification guide was conceived and supported by the EAF-Nansen Programme “Supporting the Application of the Ecosystem Approach [...]

How to acknowledge SUMMER in your publications?

When acknowledging SUMMER in your publications, following (including the flag) is what needs to be included; This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No [...]

Newest article about Institutional nuts and bolts for a mesopelagic fishery in Norway

Some of the SUMMER participants - Eduardo Grimaldo and Dag Standal  are authors on a newly released article in Science Direct - Marine Policy with the title "Institutional nuts and bolts for a mesopelagic [...]

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  • Photo cred: Merethe Selnes, SO


February 28th, 2020|0 Comments

MEESO will identify and develop products for the human food chain from on board and on shore processing. This includes evaluating the potential of the species for biotechnological applications. Food safety aspects and condition [...]

  • Photo Cred: Leif Grimsmo, SINTEF Ocean


February 20th, 2020|0 Comments

The mesopelagic ecosystem will equip at depths of between 200 and 1000 meters, and the amount of mesopelagic fish species in this zone is estimated to be in the order of billions of tonnes. [...]

  • Photo: Guro Møen Tveit, SINTEF Ocean


February 19th, 2020|0 Comments

What is the mesopelagic zone you may wonder? In short, the mesopelagic zone is a region of the ocean with insufficient light for photosynthesis, but sufficient for vision (200-1000 m depth). It is part [...]

SUMMER involved in JETZON

February 18th, 2020|0 Comments

JETZON (Joint Exploration of the Twilight Zone Ocean Network) is an international group set up to address the question: how can we as an international scientific community obtain the greatest insight into the Twilight [...]

Where can you find us online?

January 18th, 2020|0 Comments

SUMMER has the following accounts on social media platforms and we hope you will like and follow and share this with your contacts and colleagues: Twitter: — our name is @summerh2020 and please also here, [...]

  • Photo: PEXELS


January 9th, 2020|0 Comments

SUMMER's ambition is to obtain the information vital for a sustainable use of ocean resources through a comprehensive understanding of ocean functioning across its full depth. SUMMER will establish a protocol to accurately estimate [...]

  • Photo Cred: Eduardo Grimaldo

Two H2020 projects on mesopelagic fish

November 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

The two H2020 projects SUMMER and MEESO where funded by the EU Horizon 2020 programme in 2019. Both projects aim at studying mesopelagic challenges. The projects had a joint kick-off meeting in Bilbao during [...]