Scottish salmon sea lice reporting – May 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 May 2018 was 0.31 adult females. Lice averages have broadly shown an overall downward trend since Jan. 2016. Industry average lice levels during 2018 are the lowest they have been since 2013.

Industry averages – May 2018