SalMar (Public, ETR:JEP) is one of the world's largest salmon producers. The Company has 54 wholly-owned ordinary licences for marine production of Atlantic salmon in Norway; 40 licences in SalMar Farming AS located in the Company's principal producing region in Mid-Norway (Trøndelag, Nord-Møre) and14 licences in Troms through SalMar's wholly owned subsidiary Senja Sjøfarm AS.
In addition, SalMar owns 50% of Norskott Havbruk AS, which owns 100% of Scottish Sea Farms Ltd. Scottish Sea Farms is Great Britain's second-largest salmon farmer with production capacity in excess of 30,000 tonnes gutted weight.
Govt plans to limit Pacific bluefin tuna catch Japan
The Japanese Government intends to reduce the catch of immature Pacific bluefin tuna and prevent overfishing of the high-priced fish by implementing common regulations internationally, out of criteria currently adopted independently by Japan.