Performance Dashboard

BC’s salmon farmers track performance data based on key environmental, social, and economic integrity indicators. This helps us assess how we are doing over time and identify areas for improvement. Scroll down to see key indicators in action.
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Regional Interactive Map

BC salmon farming strengthens rural coastal communities

Learn about the regions in which BC salmon farmers operate, and the industry's economic and social contributions.

Launch Map

Economy, Product

Farm-raised salmon produced annually in BC

Every day millions of people around the world enjoy healthy, nutritious, and delicious meals thanks to BC salmon farmers. Three-quarters of the salmon harvested in this province each year is farm raised.

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87,000

tonnes

3x MORE since 1995

Economy, Environment

Third party, globally recognized certifications

The certifications achieved by BC salmon farmers demonstrate a commitment to transparency, sustainability, environmental protection, and product quality.

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51

ASC-certified sites

42 MORE since 2015

Farm-raised fish escapes in BC

Environment

Farm-raised fish escapes in BC

~1,000

in 2020

DOWN -82% from previous 10-year average

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Sea Lice Management

Environment, Fish Health

Sea Lice Management

90%

of monthly averages below trigger threshold

BC salmon farmers minimize on-farm sea lice numbers through sophisticated monitoring & mitigation programs

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CO2 produced per 40g serving

Environment, Product

CO2 produced per 40g serving

0.6 kgs

Farm-raised salmon has the lowest carbon-footprint of all animal proteins

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Feed required per kg of protein

Environment, Product

Feed required per kg of protein

1.2 - 1.5 kgs

Farm-raised salmon has the best feed-conversion ratio of all animal proteins

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Using less antibiotics

Environment, Fish Health, Product

Using less antibiotics

-70%

from 1995 to 2018

Salmon farmers are striving towards the goal of eventually eliminating the use of antibiotics.

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