Scottish salmon sea lice reporting September 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 September 2018 was 0.61 adult females.

The lice average for September 2018 was the lowest September figure reported since reporting began in 2013.

On the whole, lice levels during 2018 have remained the lowest they have been since 2013.

Industry averages – Sept 2018