Protecting Scotland’s wild Atlantic salmon is a ‘national priority’, says Scotland’s environmental watchdog SEPA, launching a consultation on wild salmon protection zones and a sea lice exposure threshold
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Conservationists call for an end to all open-net salmon farming, ‘given the Scottish Government’s continuing refusal to regulate’
Loch Long Salmon has submitted a planning application to develop Scotland’s first semi-closed fish farm at Loch Long near Beinn Reithe in Argyll
With aquaculture set to double in size by 2030, a new West Coast body hopes to bridge the rift between fish farmer and fishermen competing for marine resources.
Numbers of wild Atlantic salmon returning to Scotland have declined over the last four decades by around 40%. A new £500k study will investigate possible causes such as pollution and climate change.
Investigation revealed no effective marine safety management system in place