123 TONS of #salmon suddenly #die in a #fish farm in #Castro, #Chile

Fish Kill Alert

The company Salmones Camanchaca, reported abrupt and sudden mortality of 123 tons of salmon at the Pilpilehue center, located in ACS 10 B, near the city of Castro, due to the presence of concentrations over 250 cells per ml of Pseudochattonella cf verruculosa , on the surface, activating immediately its plan of action against massive mortalities. The event would have occurred on the previous night and early Thursday morning.

Sernapesca regional staff was immediately established in the farming center stating that mortality is being withdrawn according to the available logistics, in addition to informing the regional inter-institutional environmental contingency committee.

It should be noted that Sernapesca keeps in surveillance the centers that make up the concession group 10B, ACS to which the Pilpilehue center belongs, since February, considering the presence of Pseudochattonella cf verruculosa , in concentrations under alert levels.

Courtesy of sernapesca.cl

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