Know your Scottish Salmon

Posts Tagged ‘covid-19’

 

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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Why bother about benthic surveys?

Monday, May 4th, 2020

Benthic surveys are a good way to understand the impact that fish farms have, and are having, on loch or seabeds, and associated habitats and species. So, what are benthic surveys and why are we bothered?

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