A suspected outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) is being monitored in Afjord municipality in the Trondelag region of central Norway.

Norway-based SalMar and Refsnes Laks farm salmon at the site, according to the Norwegian Food Safety Authority.

The facility's fish health service notified the Norwegian Food Safety Authority on Aug. 25 of findings compatible with suspicion of ISA.

The Norwegian Food Safety Authority is now planning an inspection of the plant to take follow-up samples that will be sent to the Veterinary Institute.