- BBC Scotland - Scottish salmon farming's sea lice 'crisis' 14/02/2017: The Scottish salmon farming industry is facing major problems from sea lice, which have led to a cut...
Monthly Archives: July 2011
The Spey Fishery Board has initiated a fundamental review of its salmon stocking policy and practice in light of the results from a major genetic analysis project. They indicate that fish from the river’s hatchery programmes make a very minimal … Continue reading
Scotland’s District Salmon Fishery Boards have applied under existing Salmon Conservation legislation to Scottish Ministers for compulsory carcass tagging of all wild net-caught salmon and sea trout. The proposal is for a mandatory, uniquely numbered scheme for all wild salmon … Continue reading
The long-established practice of clipping the adipose fin on hatchery-reared salmon may have a modest affect on swimming ability and the survival rate of fish, suggests a new study from the University of Victoria, Canada. Previous studies by the same … Continue reading
An application by Fish Legal, on behalf of the Tay DSFB, for a bye-lay regulating the use of the Upper Tay by commercial rafting companies was recently rejected by Perth and Kinross Council’s Community Safety Committee. Fish Legal made the … Continue reading
Dams, specifically aimed at preventing the spread of North American signal crayfish have been installed between two Scottish river systems to prevent the threat this invasive non-native species poses to the River Annan, one of the best salmon and sea … Continue reading