Fish escapes are the main reason SeaGuard was founded In 2019, the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries received 49 reports of escape incidents from fish farmers, the figures show about 290,000 salmon and 2,000 rainbow trout.
Fish escapes is a problem for both industry and the environment. Escape is caused by several incidents, see the information video from SINTEF below.
SeaGuard is developing a system called FjordGuard1. This system should limit and prevent escape.