Norwegian farmed salmon prices are falling sharply after spending a number of weeks at record-high levels as buyers push back and availability rose, industry players canvassed on Friday told IntraFish.

One exporter reported a stunning 32 percent fall for the larger-sized fish, from NOK 125 (€12.20/$12.70) per kilogram to NOK 85 (€8.30/$8.60).

Smaller salmon, meanwhile, fell on average from NOK 115 (€11.30/$11.70) per kilogram to NOK 80 (€7.80/$8.10) per kilogram.

The exporter said market reports were indicating average prices of between NOK 85 (€8.30/$8.60)