Categories: fish health and welfare
Strong fish health results and environmental performance results in Cermaq
Survival rate for Atlantic salmon last year was 95% with variances between areas showing the potential for further improvement. Scoring fish welfare on three levels; environmental, population and individual is an important tool to increase survival rate.
iFarm: for the first time, swimming fish have been sorted in a net pen
For the first time, swimming fish have been sorted in a net pen. This is a big step forward for improved fish health and increased survival in salmon farming.
Cermaq awarded for its work to improve fish welfare
Cermaq awarded for its work to improve fish welfare. Close follow-up and simple measures has improved the quality and survival of the fry.
Salmon producer Cermaq to cut 35 per cent of emissions
As salmon farmers, we have a great responsibility to contribute to a healthy ocean and cut our greenhouse gas emissions by 35% by 2030. More electric boats and facilities, renewable energy, climate-friendly transport and feed will be important measures.
Cermaq’s sustainability report 2020 – a year impacted by the pandemic
2020 will stand out as the year remembered for the COVID-19 pandemic. This challenging global situation also confirmed that our industry is an essential industry, and we managed to keep up our operations supplying global markets strongly influenced by the pandemic.
GSI sustainability report launched today.
Cermaq, being an active partner in the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI), proudly shares the GSI press release on the launch of the sustainability report. The report includes data 14 sustainability metrics across 40% of global farmed salmon industry.
Cermaq aims to improve fish health and welfare with iFarm
Cermaq aims to improve fish health and welfare with iFarm. The five-year project is the first of its kind and will allow for an individualized fish approach to salmon farming. Now, the first fish have been transferred in Cermaq's iFarm.
Cermaq’s activities to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals
In a new report, mainstream sustainability indicators are linked to key activities to meet the overarching global challenges of climate action, ocean health, biodiversity, reducing the footprint of food production and creating shared value.
In a new report, mainstream sustainability indicators are linked to key activities to meet the overarching global challenges of climate action, ocean health
Why we screen our brood stock fish against pathogens
Pathogens causing disease come from the wild and impact wild and farmed fish. In Cermaq we screen our brood-stock to ensure that the eggs put into our fresh-water facilities are free from pathogens. Read about our screening programs.
Continued high survival rate in all regions
Good fish health and low mortality are important in our salmon farming. The survival rate for our fish for the full year 2017 spanned from 94 % to 96% in our operating regions. Cermaq had no escapes in the last quarter of 2017, neither so far in 2018.
Cermaq - #1 in transparency on sustainability – presents Q4 performance
Fish health, sea lice, OHS and compliance are topics covered by the quarterly reporting. Cermaq is currently the world’s only seafood company to have embarked upon – not only annual but also – quarterly sustainability reporting.