See all articles

Massive bluefin tuna found in Norwegian salmon farm

The 233 kilo fish was quite a surprise.

The Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries found a hefty 233 kilogram tuna swimming in Leroy Midt's salmon farm.

Mowi rolls into Poland with WWF co-branded food truck

Read more

Here's a ranking of the world's most valuable salmon farmers

Read more

The fish was found about seven meters deep and made a half-meter wide hole in the cage, but the company took precautionary action to prevent salmon from escaping.

Leroy Midt and the Directorate of Fisheries should have communicated better through a notification service, Leroy's Manager of Public Affairs Krister Hoaas told IntraFish.

"The chances that salmon escaped are very small," Hoaas said. "Controlled fishing will continue around the site for a period agreed upon with the Directorate of Fisheries."

Such events happen from time to time, but with the contingency plans in place and the direct communication via a notification service with the Directorate of Fisheries, it is easier to manage the issues, Hoaas said.


OUT NOW! The new IntraFish Sea Lice Report, the most comprehensive overview of the biggest scourge impacting farmed salmon


Latest news
Most read