Cost of Norway’s algal bloom was around NOK 4 billion

(11/06/19)

The harmful algal bloom that caused the death of eight million farmed salmon in northern Norway in the summer cost the industry around NOK 4 billion (£339 million) in lost potential sales and costs, according to new research.

Kontali Analysis delivered the overview on behalf of the Norwegian Seafood Research Fund (FHF), and the figures were presented by Kontali’s managing director Anders Marthinussen at a productivity conference, Fish Farming Expert’s Norwegian sister site, Kyst.no, reports.

Marthinussen said the aquaculture industry lost an estimated 14,100 tonnes of biomass and an estimated..............................................................


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