- 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: November 2012
The new PAMBuoy™ acoustic monitoring system officially launched in September by SMRU Ltd, the spin out from the Sea Mammal Research Unit at University of St Andrews, is being used to protect salmon in the River Forth estuary during the … Continue reading
As part of a project to get young people hooked on fishing, volunteers from the River Annan Trust attempted to reel in a new generation of anglers. See the video here.
Around a quarter of Scottish rivers, lochs and coastal waters have been physically altered because of historic industry, urban and rural land development. Improving the physical condition of these waters could achieve many benefits for human health and the environment, … Continue reading
Fish Legal has won an historic injunction against a multi-million pound hydropower development on the River Trent at Sawley Weir, in the process exposing major failings in the regulatory process. The membership association Fish Legal, acting for its member the … Continue reading
The Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee visited Aberdeenshire and Montrose as part of their scrutiny of the Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Bill, which is set to reform both wild and farmed fisheries. In Aberdeenshire, MSPs heard about how … Continue reading
SCOTTISH fish farms are spreading a deadly parasite that now kills more than a third of wild salmon in the north-east Atlantic, experts warned today. A new international study found “unexpectedly large” numbers of wild salmon are dying in European … Continue reading
North American Signal Crayfish (NASC) have been discovered in Lochrutton, a loch in the lower western catchment of the River Nith. This invasive non-native species has been spread to a number of catchments in Scotland and is having an adverse … Continue reading