Grieg Seafood Says 21,700 Salmon Escaped In Loch Snizort
by BBC
Posted: 2018-02-21 15:53:09 EST

A salmon farming company has admitted a major escape from one of its cages anchored in Loch Snizort, near the Isle of Skye.

Grieg Seafood said it believed about 21,700 fish escaped, with an average weight of 2kg.

The damage was discovered by a diver during a routine check at the fish farm on 11 February. It was immediately patched up.

A report was submitted to the government agency Marine Scotland.

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