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Production for Lerøy Aurora in the start of 2021 was impacted by more winter ulcers than normal.
Production for Lerøy Aurora in the start of 2021 was impacted by more winter ulcers than normal.

Scottish Sea Farms co-owner Lerøy harvested 42,100 gutted weight tonnes of salmon and trout in its three Norwegian regions in the first quarter of this year, 2,800 gwt more than in Q1 2020.

By area:                                   Q1 2021              Q1 2020

Lerøy Aurora (north)      9,000 gwt            8,500 gwt

Lerøy Midt (central)       16,500 gwt         14,500 gwt

Lerøy Sjøtroll (south)     16,700 gwt         16,300 gwt

Total                                          41,100 gwt         39,300 gwt

of which trout                     4,200 gwt            6,400 gwt

Lerøy said that production for Lerøy Aurora in the start of 2021 was impacted by more winter ulcers than normal. This has had a negative impact on price achievement and costs in the first quarter of 2021.

The complete Q1 2021 report will be released on May 20.

Harvest volume from Scottish Sea Farms is not included in harvest figures from Lerøy or SSF co-owner SalMar.