- 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: October 2012
Fish such as Atlantic salmon, sea trout and lamprey have been recommended for inclusion on a list of priority Scottish marine species. Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is identifying wildlife and habitats that require conservation action. SNH expects the list to … Continue reading
TWO hundred lochs, reservoirs and streams across upland Scotland have been polluted by acid rain in breach of safety limits, harming fish, frogs, insects and plants, according to the latest monitoring for the Scottish Government. Sulphur, nitrogen and ammonia spewed … Continue reading
The Scottish Government has introduced a Bill before the Scottish Parliament that will underpin the sustainable development of the fish farming and freshwater fishing sectors. Key features of the Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Bill include: New legal measures for fish … Continue reading
A £3.5m project to save the rare freshwater pearl mussel has begun throughout Britain. About 50% of the known breeding populations of the rare pearl mussel in Europe are in Britain, and in particular, in Scotland. Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) … Continue reading