A salmon farm operated by Lerøy Midt at Storskogøya. Lerøy Midt harvested 15,700 gwt in Q2, up from 10,000 gwt in the same period last year.

Lerøy increased harvest volume by almost 24% in Q2


The world’s fourth-largest Atlantic salmon farmer, Lerøy Seafood Group, harvested 36,700 gutted weight tonnes of salmon and trout in Norway in the second quarter of this year, it said in a trading update today.

The harvest volume was 7,000 gwt (23.6%) larger than in the same period last year.

Harvest volumes per region in Q2 2024 were:

  • Lerøy Aurora (northern Norway): 5,100 gwt (Q2, 2023: 8,300 gwt)
  • Lerøy Midt (central Norway): 15,700 gwt (10,000 gwt)
  • Lerøy Sjøtroll (west Norway): 15,900 gwt, of which 5,300 gwt was trout (11,400 gwt, of which 40% was trout)

The update did not include a harvest volume for Scottish Sea Farms, which Lerøy owns 50-50 with fellow Norwegian salmon heavyweight SalMar. SSF’s Q2 volume will be published in the companies’ Q2 reports which will be released in August.

Lerøy also operates a sea fishing division, Lerøy Havfisk. Its wild catch volumes totalled 17,800 tonnes in Q2, of which 1,500 tonnes was cod.