Public Reporting

As part of our commitment to transparency and meeting the toughest third-party certifications, including the ASC standard, we publish information about the environmental impacts of all our farms, not just those in the certification process.

Sea Lice reporting

Sea lice levels are reported on a site-by-site basis. Numbers are updated weekly and can be found here

ASC Dashboard

ASC-certified sites, sites in certification process and sites planned for certification
ASC requires sea lice reporting to be done within 7 days of sampling during "sensitive periods" (the March 1 - June 30 wild salmon outmigration period) and within 7 days of month-end otherwise. Cermaq Canada updates sea lice data for all sites on a weekly basis, year-round. Click a site below for sea lice counts.  Sites not listed can be found here.
Location Status

Bare Bluff

Certified

Bedwell

Planned

Brent Island

Certified
Burdwood   

Certified

Fortune Channel

Planned

Maude Island   

Certified

Plover Point

Planned

Raza Island   

Certified

Sir Edmund Bay

Certified

Venture Point

Certified

Westside

Certified
Dixon Bay Certified
Ross Pass Certified
Millar Channel Certified
Saranac Certified
Mussel Rock Certified
Bawden Point Planned

 

Wildlife Mortality Reporting (rolling 24-months - posted within 30 days of incident)
Location Species Description Date
Bare Bluff Seal
Seagull
Cormorant
Entanglement
Found under walkway
Found under walkway
2017-10-29
2018-01-09
2018-02-23
Bedwell Sound Western Gull Entrapment 2018-12-12
Bawden


Burdwood Seagull and Crow Entrapment 2017-12-06
Cypress


Millar Channel Western Grebe
Western Grebe
Western Grebe
Herring Gull
Entanglement
Entanglement
Entanglement
Entanglement
2018-01-03
2018-01-04
2018-10-30
2019-03-19
Mussel Rock Crow
Sparrow
Entanglement
Found floating in pen
2017-11-28
2019-07-14
Plover Point
Raza Island Herring Gull Found under walkway 2017-11-27
Ross Pass Western Grebe 
Western Grebe
Entanglement
Entanglement
2018-10-28
2018-10-29

 

Escape Reporting (posted within 30 days of incident)
Location Number Description Date
Bare Bluff 1 Escaped through newly-created hole 2016-04-14
Dixon Bay 10 Escaped from a delivery hose during smolt entry into net cage 2018-09-14
Plover Point  36 Escaped through hole in net during transfer to a well boat 2019-03-17
Maude Island  1 Escaped through new hole in the net 2019-04-01

 

Sea Lice Reporting
Sea lice levels are reported on a site-by-site basis and numbers are updated weekly. Visit Our Locations and choose a site to see the information specific to that site. 

 

Alternative Sea Lice Treatment Reporting
As part of our commitment to meet ASC and other certification standards, we are looking at alternative sea lice treatments to the in-feed treatment SLICE.
Location Type Details Date
Broughton region Hydrogen Peroxide  Pesticide Treatment Permit  

See permit application 

Clayoquot Sound Hydrogen Peroxide Pesticide Treatment Permit See permit application 
Discovery Islands Hydrogen Peroxide Pesticide Treatment Permit See permit application 

 

Unexplained Loss (2016-present, see bottom of page for earlier data)
After harvest, ASC requires any unexplained loss (discrepancy between stocking and harvest numbers that cannot be accounted for) be publicly reported. Please note that the counting machines we use when we transfer fish from the hatchery to the ocean are 98% accurate. Differences up to 2% between the stocking count, minus harvest  count, sample count and mortality count, are then explained by the accuracy of the counting machines. 
Location Difference (#) Final Harvest Date
Bedwell -4,013 2019-05-12
Plover Point -9,480 2019-06-12
Brent Island -2,776 2019-02-19
Venture Point -2,340 2018-12-16
Bare Bluff -13,925 2019-03-31
Westside 3,885 2017-06-29
Raza Island -10,531 2019-08-12
Binns Island -1,611 2017-07-27
Sir Edmund Bay +711 2019-09-29
Maude Island    5,402 2017-11-22
Burdwood 5,385 2018-01-15
Millar Channel 5291 2018-04-25
Ross Pass -883 2018-05-23
Dixon Bay 2911 2018-06-13
Mussel Rock  3380 2018-07-11
Saranac 3389 2018-07-31
Bawden Point 2911 2018-08-28
Rant Point 5,963 2018-09-25

 

Info from previous years
2016 Outmigration Period Sea Lice Counts
2015 and Prior Public Reporting Data (Wildlife mortality, escapes, unexplained loss)

Aquaculture Stewardship Council certification information 

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