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IMPORTANT NOTICE:

The data are available under the NLOD license from the relevant dataowners. Please check http://www.barentswatch.no/fiskehelse for credits pertaining to the various data. Data under v1/shipinfo is not under NLOD, but has a commecial lisence.

Please note that the data exposed through API are raw data and the usage of these for management of aquaculture as defined by law and regulations is the sole responsibility of Mattilsynet.

Please also note the following about the data exposed:

  • The data are raw data reported from the fish farms and should be correct by the reported time. However there might be data inaccuracies both for individual aquaculture sites as well as for compiled information.
  • The data are not manually corrected by Mattilsynet before entering Fishhealth and being exposed through API (same as data delivered from Mattilsynet on public/media request).
  • The data are quality controlled when used by Mattilsynet in supervision / decisions
  • The authority does not have control of use of data after publishing. The user of the data has the responsibility of quality control of data.


Before first use of this API you must make yourself familiar with the information found in these documents (2). All permission for use requires compliance with these terms.

  1. Application registration and authentication
  2. API-Documentation

Notice about batch download jobs: The Fishealth data set is nicely set up for batch download of all localities for all weeks, and third parties are encouraged to make use of the data and download as they see fit (please register first). However, please note the following: High loads on the API might affect overall performance, and cause a degraded user experience for users of the Fishhealth service from BarentsWatch. For this reason, we request that third parties that do such batch downloads to so in a single thread, and don't run parallel downloads. If your requirements make single thread download too slow or otherwise infeasible, please contact BarentsWatch through the feedback form on www.barentswatch.no, we might be able to make accomodations for your needs.

OpenAPI documentation

You can view the documentation in Open API 3.0 format here: https://www.barentswatch.no/bwapi/openapi/index.html?urls.primaryName=Fishhealth%20API, while the source json file is here: https://www.barentswatch.no/bwapi/openapi/fishhealth/openapi.json


Additional documentation

In addition to the API documentation linked to above, there are map services available:

Wellboat tracks WMS Time and WFS

There is a WMS (web map service) Time layer with the wellboat tracks.

Example request:

https://geo.barentswatch.no/geoserver/bw/ows?SERVICE=WMS&VERSION=1.1.1&REQUEST=GetMap&FORMAT=image%2Fpng&TRANSPARENT=true&LAYERS=wellboat&TIME=2017-12-10T23%3A00%3A00.001Z%2F2017-12-17T22%3A59%3A59.999Z&SRS=EPSG%3A32633&STYLES=&WIDTH=1497&HEIGHT=1068&BBOX=-239850.93575859978%2C6690607.820085028%2C773618.0642414002%2C7413643.820085028

The same data is also available as WFS:

https://geo.barentswatch.no/geoserver/bw/ows?service=WFS&version=1.0.0&request=GetFeature&typeName=bw:wellboat&maxFeatures=5&outputFormat=application%2Fjson





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