How much salmon will Chile produce from now on?

Published on
August 2, 2016

Chile's farmed salmon production could drop by almost 25 percent because of stricter regulations aimed at tackling environmental crises that have decimated fish stocks in recent years.

It has been well documented on SeafoodSource that earlier this year a large algal bloom wiped out up to 20 percent of Chilean salmon, costing millions of dollars and cutting this year’s production to a forecasted level of around 650,000 metric tons (MT) – a 24 percent drop from the average annual output of th…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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