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Sector
Consumer Defensives
Size
Large Cap
Market Cap £3.57bn
Enterprise Value £3.83bn
Revenue £528.4m
Position in Universe 163rd / 1830

BRIEF-Bakkafrost: Suspicion of possible pathogenic ISA-virus

Fri 15th July, 2016 5:50am
July 15 (Reuters) - P/F Bakkafrost  BAKKA.OL  
    * A routine surveillance test by the Veterinary Authority on 
farming site A-73 Hvannasund Norur has resulted in suspicion of 
fish being infected by pathogenic ISA-virus 
    * The suspicion arose after the result in one cage indicated 
that the fish is infected by the so called HPR-del ISA-virus 
    * Bakkafrost is preparing to take necessary actions 
    * The Veterinary Authority will carry out further tests in 
this cage and all other cages in the farming site. The results 
of these tests will be available over the next few days 
    * Farming site A-73 Hvannasund Norur contains 1.2 million 
fish with an average weight of approximately 0.54 kg whole fish 
equivalent (wfe) 
    * Total biomass is approximately 665 tonnes wfe 
    * Bakkafrost expects to send out a stock announcement, when 
the final results are available and conclusion is made regarding 
future actions. 
 
 
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 (Reporting By Stine Jacobsen) 
 ((stine.jacobsen@thomsonreuters.com;))
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