Fish mortalities on Lewis salmon farms
Mortality information collected by the four FHI inspections of salmon farms that took place on the island of Lewis bewteen April and October 2011 is detailed in the table below.
Date of visit
Reported mortality (last 4 weeks)
Pen 4 slightly higher - 175/last month.
No cause recorded by inspector.
Grading and transport damage.
25-37/cage/ week for last month.
April - 4251/site,
June - 3781/site,
August - 857/site
Morts April - August - IPN.
April - 5375/site,
May - 10,000/site
June - 27000/site
July - 20000/site
August - 5300/site
April - transport and IPN.
May-Present - IPN.
Page updated: Tuesday, November 01, 2011