Know your Scottish Salmon

Posts Tagged ‘closed containment’

 

Is the future of Scottish salmon farming on land?

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Concerns about the impact of salmon farms on our lochs and seas are increasing, especially with regulations relaxed due to Covid-19. Alongside this is ambition from the Scottish Government and salmon producers to grow the industry. Is closed containment the answer to sustainable growth, with salmon pens built inside specialist facilities?

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Closed Containment – a silver bullet for both opponents and supporters of salmon farming?

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Current methods of Scottish salmon farming traditionally use an open net method, yet companies are now looking into closed containment, or land-based, farming to limit environmental impacts.

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