Quotes Excerpted from UnderCurrent News article ‘Why Invermar’s first ASC award is important for Chilean salmon’ (21.09.2018): https://www.undercurrentnews.com/2018/09/21/why-is-invermars-first-asc-award-significant-for-chilean-salmon/
“… Weber said of the site, located on the island of Quinchao, off Chiloe Island in the Los Lagos region. It is an area where it is notoriously difficult to control biological challenges. “It is worth noting that it is the first Atlantic salmon farm that is certified in the Chiloe insular area,” Weber pointed out.
The ASC standard requires a reduction of parasitic treatments, as well as a decrease in the use of antibiotics to a maximum of three treatments in one cycle. Salmon stocking density also needs to be reduced. Lower densities allow the farm to achieve better fish health, water quality and food digestion, Pasten noted.”