Fish Escapes

Fish Escape Details
Escape Id2000498
Operator at Time of EscapeMowi Scotland Ltd
Escape Water TypeS
Escape Start Date 10/10/2019
Escape Start Time 
Escape End Date 11/10/2019
Escape Grid Reference NF759032
Escaped SpeciesAtlantic Salmon
StageGrower fish (salmon only)
Age15 months
Average Weight4.5kg
Initial Notification Final Notification
14/10/2019 14/11/2019
Number of Fish Escaped
Unknown 23970
Number of Fish Recovered
Escape Reason
Equipment damage - EQD Net Failure (not including hole) - NET
  Data supplied by Marine Scotland on 22/12/2020
Site Details
Site IDFS1261
Site NameHellisay
Address Sound of Hellisay Salmon Farm
Ardveenish North Bay
Isle of Barra Western Isles
Telephone Number01871 890701
Date Registered 23/02/2012
OperatorMowi Scotland Ltd
Aquaculture TypeFish
Water TypeSeawater
SpeciesAtlantic Salmon, Lumpsucker, Wrasse
Health Surveillance FrequencyLow
Production reported to Marine Scotland within last 3 years?Yes
National Grid ReferenceNF759032
Marine Scotland Management Area7c - Barra
Local AuthorityWestern Isles
RegionWestern Isles
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  Data supplied by Marine Scotland on 22/12/2020