Background and activities

Department engineer;  aug 2020, NTNU, Department of  biology


Phd candidate; aug 2016, NTNU, Department of  biology

Working title:

Cultivation potential of brown and red macroalgae species integrated with open Salmon fish Aquaculture.

This PhD project aims to obtain new knowledge in cultivation technology for brown and red macroalgae species for use in Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) to mitigate environmental problems related to sea-based aquaculture while obtaining added value of the feed investments of fish production.



Department engineer;  aug 2009- feb 2016, NTNU, Department of  biology

As a department engineer at NTNU I had many different assignments, from among:

· Conduct nutrient analysis, (Nitrate, Phosphate, Ammonium, Chlorophyll)

· Micorexamination, (quantification and identification of organism, micro- and mesoplankton)

· Practical teacher for Master students and education assistant in the lab and research cruises

· Custom design and produce equipment for field and laboratory experiments

· Plan and carry out experiments plus build laboratory facilities

· Prepare and initiate new analysing methods

· Grow micro- and macroalgea

· Edit raw data with  visualizing and rapport writing

· Assist on research and education cruises

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Rebours, Celine; Etter, Siv Anina; Sunde, Jan; Handå, Aleksander; Reitan, Kjell Inge. (2021) CONSTRAINTS AND OPPORTUNITIES OF SUSTAINABLE INTEGRATED MULTI-TROPHIC AQUACULTURE IN NORWAY: SALMONID SEA CAGE FARMING AS A DRIVING FORCE. Aquaculture Europe 2021 . European Aquaculture Society; Funchal. 2021-10-04 - 2021-10-07.
  • Etter, Siv Anina; Forbord, Silje; Dahlen, Vegard Rønning; Handå, Aleksander; Olsen, Yngvar; Reitan, Kjell Inge. (2019) INTITIAL UPTAKE CAPACITY OF AMONIUM IN SACCHARINA LATISSIMA IN AN IMTA CONTEXT. Aquaculture Europe 2019 . European Aquaculture Society; Berlin. 2019-10-08 - 2019-10-11.