Gill health issues force Scottish Sea Farms to cut harvest target

(11/14/19)

Scottish Sea Farms has lowered its projected harvest volume for 2019 by 3,000 tonnes to 27,000 tonnes following a third quarter in which its fish were hit hard by gill disease.

Co-owner SalMar said in its third-quarter report that operational performance from SSF’s activities in Shetland and Scotland had been affected by earlier than planned harvest of fish due to illness.

This had reduced the average weight of the fish harvested, increased costs and reduced the price the company.............................................................


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