Salmon Mortality Event Confirmed at Mowi Marine Harvest Atlantic Canada Site
The Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture advised of an abnormal salmon mortality event at Mowi’s Marine Harvest Atlantic Canada AQ#1135 site (The Gorge), located on the province’s south coast on September 11.
The event saw 92,700 fish impacted in the event. The site holds a total of 900,000 fish. Under province regulations, abnormal mortality of over 10 per cent must be publicly reported.
The mortality event was due to sudden low dissolved oxygen levels at the farm site. The affected fish were about...
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