Scottish salmon sea lice reporting – August 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 August 2018 was 0.56 adult females. On the whole, lice levels during 2018 have mirrored those in 2013 and have remained the lowest they have been since 2013.

Industry averages – Aug 2018