SalMar harvested 41,400 tonnes of salmon in Q2, including 2,800 tonnes from Arnarlax in Iceland. Photo: SalMar.

SalMar Q2 harvest figure up by 7,300 tonnes on 2018

Norwegian salmon farmer SalMar, which owns a 50% share of Scottish Sea Farms, harvested 41,400 tonnes gutted weight of salmon in Norway and Iceland in the second quarter of this year, it announced in a market update today.

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SalMar harvested 24,600 tgw in its Farming Central Norway segment, 14,100 tgw in Farming Northern Norway, with a further 2,800 tgw coming from Arnarlax in Iceland, which is now a majority-owned subsidiary.

The total harvest is 7,300 tonnes larger than the 34,100 tonnes harvested in Q2 2018, although that figures didn’t a contribution from Arnarlax.

The full Q2 2019 report will be released on August 23.