Lewis disease outbreak kills thousands of fish

(10/10/17)

A Marine Harvest Scotland salmon farm in Loch Eireasort, Isle of Lewis, has been hit by an outbreak of disease that has killed thousands of fish.

The bacterial infection at the North Shore site is believed to be pasteurella skyensis, a salmon bacteria first identified around 2002 and linked with Skye. It is being treated with antibiotics.

Marine Harvest spokesman Steve Bracken said: “We are trying to treat...................................


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