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Jemar Norpower delivers wrasse catcher to Fitjar owner

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Jemar Norpower has delivered a newbuild vessel to fisherman Geir Inge Siglen of Fitjar in western Norway.

The seven- by three-metre Sigleflu is designed primarily to catch wrasse, which has seen increasing use in salmon farms as a lice control species.

The vessel has a 1.9-cubic-metre fishroom, two berths with toilet, and a Perkins M300C 223kW engine delivering a maximum speed of 24 knots.

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