Scottish salmon farm sea lice reporting – April 2018

The health and welfare of farmed salmon is of paramount importance to Scottish salmon producers and the industry works hard to keep lice levels as low as possible.

The table below indicates that the industry lice average for April 2018 was 0.25 adult females. The overall picture is one of continuing improvement in lice management and lice levels are the lowest they have been since May 2013.

Industry averages – Apr 2018