Norway’s farmed salmon biomass continues to rise

Published on
April 3, 2018
Norway salmon farm

The total volume of salmon being produced on Norwegian fish farms in February increased by three percent year-on-year to approximately 697,000 metric tons (MT), according to industry group Seafood Norway.

This latest biomass figure was 27,000 MT less than the previous month, but the volumes for January, December, and November 2017 were up four percent, seven percent, and nine percent respectively.

Norway is forecast to harvest 1.3 million MT of salmon this year, an increase of 1…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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