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    LED solutions offer
    new possibilities for
    the salmon industry




    GIFAS was the first location to prove the benefits of intelligent Philips Lighting Aquaculture LED solutions for the salmon industry. Working in collaboration with Lerøy Seafood, Philips showed that proper LED lighting increased growth and welfare, reduced production costs while supporting sustainable development of the salmon industry.


    We used lights

    during the winter and so far the solution from Philips is close to eliminating all maturation. With good salmon prices the return on investment is very short.”


    - Johan Johansen, GIFAS, Norway


    Customer challenge


    The salmon industry is looking for accelerated growth, reduced sexual maturation, shorter production times and lower production costs.


    The right lighting 


    Using optimized intelligent LED lighting boosted the growth of salmon by more than 10%, while feed utilization was reduced by 10%. Sexual maturation was also reduced significantly. These results strongly contribute to reducing the production costs of salmon and help the salmon industry to become more sustainable.

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