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Norway fisheries minister alters regulation of PD salmon disease

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Staff Writer | August 31, 2017
Norway’s Fisheries Minister Per Sandberg said in a statement that the country will intensify fight against spread of pancreas disease (PD) among salmon.
Per Sandberg
Fish   Farmers in the established PD zone will have greater flexibility
Says to establish PD zone in region from Jaeren to northern Troendelag, while the rest of the coastline will consist of two monitoring regions.

Says fish farmers in the established PD zone will have greater flexibility than before, and that outbreaks there no longer will require immediate harvest of the fish.

Says new regulation is expected to be at least as effective in battling PD in region affected by the disease.


 

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