Cermaq ASA : Mainstream Canada has detected IHNv in one site

Mainstream Canada has today issued a press release about the detection of IHNv (Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis) in the site Dixon Bay on the west coast of Vancouver Island. The virus was detected by the company's fish health monitoring program, enabling effective action. Canadian authorities have been notified and further actions, including decisions on depopulation, will follow normal routines. There are approx. 500,000 fish in the site where the virus has been detected, with an avarage weight of about 1 kg. This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act. This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Cermaq ASA via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1612703]