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Salmon Farm Rips Open in Dýrafjörður

By Yelena

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A tear was discovered in one of Arctic Fish’s open-sea fish farms in Dýrafjörður in the Westfjords. A notice on the company’s website says the tear was discovered during routine inspection and is located at a depth of about 20 metres (65 feet).

The Directorate of Fisheries has been notified of the incident and a contingency plan activated. The open-net farm contains around 170,000 salmon, weighing on average 2.4kg (5.2lbs) each.

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