Potential finding of heart and muscle inflammation in salmon

May 20, 2016 – Campbell River, B.C.

A potential diagnosis of Heart and Skeletal Muscle Inflammation (HSMI) in British Columbia salmon has recently been announced by members of the collaborative Strategic Salmon Health Initiative (SSHI). To learn more about this potential finding, Marine Harvest Canada is committed to its collaborative participation in the SSHI.



To date, samples of Marine Harvest Canada’s farm-raised Atlantic salmon have been found negative for HSMI.

For more information please see the Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) statement here.

Marine Harvest is the world’s leading salmon aquaculture company, with its Canadian head office located in Campbell River, B.C.