Profile updated on 7 September 2020

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Oncorhynchus mykiss , Salmo salar , Oncorhynchus kisutch

SPECIES NAME(s)

Rainbow trout, Steelhead trout, Atlantic salmon, Coho salmon

JURISDICTION

Magallanes Region

PREDOMINANT PRODUCTION SYSTEM

Cage

WATER SOURCE

Marine

JUVENILE SOURCE

hatchery - closed cycle


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • The industry follows a zonal approach to aquaculture planning and disease control regulated by Subpesca who are supported by Sernapesca and the Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Council.
Weaknesses
  • There is limited consideration or reporting of water quality criteria or veterinary drug residues in the benthos in the siting or management of farms

T75 SECTORS

  • Salmon

ROUNDTABLES

No related Roundtable fisheries