Lerøy Seafood Group harvested 15,100 gwt of salmon in its Aurora region in Q4.
Lerøy Seafood Group harvested 15,100 gwt of salmon in its Aurora region in Q4.

Lerøy Seafood Group harvested 174,600 gwt of salmon and trout last year

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Scottish Sea Farms co-owner Lerøy Seafood Group harvested 174,600 gutted weight tonnes of salmon and trout in Norway last year, the company said in a trading update today.

That figure is 12,000 gwt (6.4%) lower than in 2021, when Lerøy harvested 186,635 gwt.

Total harvest volume of salmon and trout for the fourth quarter of 2022 was 53,300 gwt (Q4 2021: 51,332 gwt).

Harvest volumes per region/company in Q4 were:

  • Lerøy Aurora (northern Norway): 15,100 gwt
  • Lerøy Midt (central Norway): 21,000 gwt
  • Lerøy Sjøtroll (southern Norway): 17,200 gwt (of which 6,800 gwt was trout)

Volumes from Scottish Sea Farms, which Lerøy owns 50/50 with fellow Norwegian salmon farmer SalMar, are not included in the figures.