The deliverable consists of a manuscript to thescientific journal, Aquaculture. The intended audience of the journal article is primarily the scientific community.

The primary aim of the empirical analysis was to compare the economic performance of salmon farming firms in Norway and Scotlandwhich are the first and third important salmon production countries in the world.

The comparison between Norwegian and Scottish farms revealedthat although Scottish salmon producers may be more efficient, the regressive technical change experienced by the Scottish fish farmers has led to a negative TFP growth, and thus a widening gap between the economic performance of salmon producers in the two countries

  Deliverable D2.6. Manuscript to a peer-reviewed journal on the economic performance of European seafood producers