Know your Scottish Salmon

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Krilling off omega-3s?

Scientists noted many years ago that Inuit peoples of the Far North appeared to have lower rates of heart disease; whilst there’s some dispute around early evidence for this, initial findings were attributed to a marine based diet and resulted in much research and interest in supplementation with omega-3s or high fish diets.

Is Scottish farmed Atlantic salmon good enough to eat?

The Best Fishes project is frequently asked ‘can I eat farmed salmon?’ and ‘which salmon can I eat?’ The answer, however, is also a question as it depends on what it important to the consumer.  If they are mostly concerned with the health benefits of eating fish, then the answer seems to be yes….

What future sea lice? Part II: New and emerging treatment methods

Find out about more innovative sea lice treatment methods.

What future sea lice? Part I: Cleaner fish.

A summary of the Marine Conservation Society’s Briefing Document on Cleaner Fish.

As aquaculture expands the minimisation of waste will become increasingly important.

A recent article claimed that around 18.1 metric tons (MT) of seafood is wasted every 10 seconds.

Scottish Parliament’s REC Committee inquiry draws to a close

The Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity (REC) Committee’s inquiry into Salmon Farming in Scotland received over 150 written submissions

Scottish Parliament’s ECCLR Committee report is published

The report from the Scottish Parliament’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform (ECCLR) Committee indicates that substantial changes to salmon farming are needed

Scottish Parliamentary Inquiries

Parliamentary inquiries from two Scottish Government committees: the ECCLR Committee & the REC Committee

Regulation enforcement around the world

How are different nations dealing with some of the challenges through legislative control?

Research and innovation

Research and innovation in escapes, disease and parasitic sea lice.