Marine Harvest achieved an operational EBIT of EUR 196 million in Q2, representing a growth of 31.5 per cent compared to EUR 149 million obtained in the first quarter last year.
The total volume of its harvests amounted to 78,500 tonnes (provided in gutted weight equivalents, GWE) in the quarter analyzed, 5 per cent below the 83,000 tonnes it had estimated when it published the results of the previous quarter.
The harvest volumes of salmon species obtained in the first quarter this year in the different countries where the Norwegian group operates were:
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