Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages request the following information under Access to Information on the Environment Regulations (AIE) Aarhus Convention 2007 to 2014.
Were there any reports to the Marine Institute of high farmed salmon mortalities on any Irish salmon farm installations between 1st January 2021 to the present day?
If the answer to the above question is yes, please answer the following questions.
When and on what salmon farms did the mortalities occur? Please supply details.
How many mortalities occurred on each salmon farm? Please supply details.
How many farmed salmon were on each farm when the mortalities occurred? Please supply details.
What was the reason for the mortalities? Please supply details.
How and where were the mortalities disposed of? Please supply details.
Please reply by email as soon as possible please.
Chairman, Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages,
The Marine Institute does not hold records of the number fish involved in each mortality event. Mortalities are reported to the Marine Institute as percentage values. This information has been released.
The Marine Institute does not hold records relating to the number of salmon held on the salmon farms at the time the mortality events occurred.
The Marine Institute does not hold any records relating to the disposal of mortalities from salmon farms.