Chilean salmon farmers cut mortality to 4.2%

(07/09/18)

Salmon farmers belonging to industry association SalmonChile reduced mortality by 44% in 2017, the organisation revealed in a sustainability report.

Mortality dropped to a five-year low in 2017.
Mortality dropped to a five-year low in 2017.

Fish deaths among the 15 member companies fell from 7.4% in 2016 to 4.2% last year, the lowest mortality for five years.

The figure is calculated by dividing the fish grown during the cycle by the number dead fish and does not consider fish that for productive or normative reasons are.......................................................


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