Bacterial companions of mesopelagic fish and their promises for biotechnology applications

One core aim of the SUMMER project is the evaluation of the potential of mesopelagic fish for high-value products. Fish oil and fish meal, or protein concentrates, are only some well-known fishery by-products, which [...]

Why are there less mesopelagic fish towards the Arctic?

Mesopelagic fish have a wide distribution in the ocean twilight zone across the globe. However, their abundance decreases towards the pole, why? Langbehn et al. set out to find the answers, employing a mechanistic, state-dependent [...]

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JETZON – an introduction

May 21st, 2022|0 Comments NOC scientists are recently back from a cruise to the Porcupine Abyssal Plain observatory in the North Atlantic where they have testing a prototype camera system developed as part of SUMMER. We can hopefully [...]

5 Facts About Mesopelagic Fish!

December 31st, 2021|0 Comments

Mesopelagic fish are small, abundant fish living in the mesopelagic zone between the depth of 200-1000m. They exist and inhabit all of the worlds oceans. These are central to the SUMMER project, as they [...]

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