Extraordinary Corona Measures for the Norwegian Seafood Industry

Norway’s new Fisheries and Seafood Minister Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen says he will consider issuing quick permissions to fish farmers to increase the maximum level of biomass permitted. This means that they will be able to leave the fish in the sea for a longer period of time.

- The goal is to preserve Norwegian food, Ingebrigtsen says.

The Fisheries and Seafood Minister has also asked the Fisheries Directorate to create a corona forum through which the industry and the authorities will have a meeting place. The goal is for this forum to quickly address new measures and potential regulation changes.