Category Archives: Scottish Sea Farms

SCOTTISH salmon farm medicine is significantly impacting local marine environments – SEPA releases draft Finfish Aquaculture Sector Plan

Continue reading SCOTTISH salmon farm medicine is significantly impacting local marine environments – SEPA releases draft Finfish Aquaculture Sector Plan

MAJOR milestone achieved in sea lice control; Ballan wrasse full lifecycle completed; Will “reduce reliance on wild stocks”

Continue reading MAJOR milestone achieved in sea lice control; Ballan wrasse full lifecycle completed; Will “reduce reliance on wild stocks”

FISH welfare on Scotland’s salmon farms: OneKind establishes ranking; “Consumers are increasingly demanding better welfare standards & transparency…”

Continue reading FISH welfare on Scotland’s salmon farms: OneKind establishes ranking; “Consumers are increasingly demanding better welfare standards & transparency…”

SUSTAINABILITY Director sought for by the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO); ‘reporting directly to the CEO’

Continue reading SUSTAINABILITY Director sought for by the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO); ‘reporting directly to the CEO’

“AQUACULTURE is the world’s fastest growing food producing sector”; 10 Year Farmed Fish Health Framework launched in Scotland

Continue reading “AQUACULTURE is the world’s fastest growing food producing sector”; 10 Year Farmed Fish Health Framework launched in Scotland

SCOTTISH salmon exports rise to £483m for first nine months of 2017; France overtakes USA

Continue reading SCOTTISH salmon exports rise to £483m for first nine months of 2017; France overtakes USA

GAAIA’s Don Staniford now taking aim at RSPCA for certifying “serial seal killer” salmon farms in Scotland…

Continue reading GAAIA’s Don Staniford now taking aim at RSPCA for certifying “serial seal killer” salmon farms in Scotland…

BREXIT: “Securing the best possible outcome for the Scottish salmon industry” – SSPO publishes policy brief

Continue reading BREXIT: “Securing the best possible outcome for the Scottish salmon industry” – SSPO publishes policy brief

“A disgrace” – The Herald publishes figures of mortalities disposed-of by Scottish salmon farming industry (per firm): 22.5 million fish in 2016…

Continue reading “A disgrace” – The Herald publishes figures of mortalities disposed-of by Scottish salmon farming industry (per firm): 22.5 million fish in 2016…

“SHOCKING level of mortalities” across Scottish salmon industry “casts severe doubt on whether RSPCA Assured is much more than a fig leaf” – S&TCS

Continue reading “SHOCKING level of mortalities” across Scottish salmon industry “casts severe doubt on whether RSPCA Assured is much more than a fig leaf” – S&TCS

ANTI-salmon farming activist finds broad echo in Sunday Times columns; “Tartan imposters’ charge as [Scottish salmon] egg imports hit 90%”; FoI data published

Continue reading ANTI-salmon farming activist finds broad echo in Sunday Times columns; “Tartan imposters’ charge as [Scottish salmon] egg imports hit 90%”; FoI data published

STANIFORD focuses on Label Rouge’s lack of transparency & quotes WWF: ‘no information available on the standards re. sustainability’; Parliamentary Motion filed

Continue reading STANIFORD focuses on Label Rouge’s lack of transparency & quotes WWF: ‘no information available on the standards re. sustainability’; Parliamentary Motion filed

NON-medicinal delousing equipment investment & improved lumpfish availability strengthened Salmar’s “preparedness and response capacity”

Continue reading NON-medicinal delousing equipment investment & improved lumpfish availability strengthened Salmar’s “preparedness and response capacity”

SCOTTISH Atlantic salmon down by 7,300 tonnes (4.1%) to 171,722 tonnes; but “highest ever” rainbow trout production – 2015 Survey

 

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Continue reading SCOTTISH Atlantic salmon down by 7,300 tonnes (4.1%) to 171,722 tonnes; but “highest ever” rainbow trout production – 2015 Survey

SUSTAINABILITY & collaboration: Scottish Sea Farms purchases Scotland’s first Thermolicer: £4+ million investment in natural treatments for sea lice

Continue reading SUSTAINABILITY & collaboration: Scottish Sea Farms purchases Scotland’s first Thermolicer: £4+ million investment in natural treatments for sea lice

‘TRANSFORMATIONAL’: Scottish Sea Farms to invest £35m in new land-based RAS hatchery in Argyll; Firm’s smolt capacity will double, from 5 to 11 million p.a.

Continue reading ‘TRANSFORMATIONAL’: Scottish Sea Farms to invest £35m in new land-based RAS hatchery in Argyll; Firm’s smolt capacity will double, from 5 to 11 million p.a.

ORKNEY salmon farm expands; “Remote location made recruitment difficult & required some ‘blue sky’ approaches”… Social media used

Continue reading ORKNEY salmon farm expands; “Remote location made recruitment difficult & required some ‘blue sky’ approaches”… Social media used

“SATISFACTORY result” but ‘biological’/sea lice situation for SalMar’s Central Norway fish farming segment remains challenging

Continue reading “SATISFACTORY result” but ‘biological’/sea lice situation for SalMar’s Central Norway fish farming segment remains challenging

GOOD News: Use of anti-predator nets on Scottish salmon farms up from 13% in 2011 to 79% in 2014; Number of seals killed on salmon farms fell from 241 to 80

Continue reading GOOD News: Use of anti-predator nets on Scottish salmon farms up from 13% in 2011 to 79% in 2014; Number of seals killed on salmon farms fell from 241 to 80