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Suspicion of ISA on Nordland Fish Farm

6 May 2014, at 1:00am

NORWAY - An outbreak of infectious salmon anemia (ISA) is suspected at in B municipality of Nordland. The site is owned by Egil Kristoffersen & Sons AS.

District Court Vesterålen has taken samples and sent them to the Norwegian Veterinary Institute for confirmation.

To prevent the spread of disease, restrictions have been imposed including prohibiting the movement of fish without special permission.


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