Þetta er hin skelfilega staða eldislaxanna sem eru í sjókvíunum. Samkvæmt frétt Reuters:
„The algae, which has spread rapidly around the coast of northern Norway, sticks to the gills of the fish, suffocating them. Wild fish can swim away from the algae belt while farmed fish is trapped.
Harmful algal blooms happen when the normally occurring aquatic plants grow out of control due to warm, still weather, among other factors. The algae is continuing to spread, the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries said.“