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Possible ISA Outbreak on Marine Harvest Fish Farm

18 February 2014, at 12:00am

NORWAY - There is a suspected case of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) on a salmon farm owned by Marine Harvest located in Lille svr (10990), Dnna municipality, Nordland.

The suspicion is based on test results from the Norwegian veterinary department.

The Food Safety Authority will follow up the findings with the extraction of new samples.

There are mature fish at the site and harvesting will occur within a short time.


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