Monthly Archives: September 2014

Salmon Farms can have Significant Impact on Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Stocks

The Chairman and Board of Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) have today (18.09.14) welcomed a definitive review of over 300 scientific publications, which has just been published, on the effects sea lice can have on sea trout stocks. A team of … Continue reading

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Chinese mitten crab found in River Clyde

An alien crab named as one of the planet’s worst invasive species has been found in the wild in Scotland for the first time. A female Chinese mitten crab has been discovered in the River Clyde near Dalmarnock. John Clark, … Continue reading

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Millions of pearl mussels wiped out by sewage pollution, say scientists

Millions of freshwater pearl mussels have been killed by sewage pollution of the River Spey in northeast Scotland over the last 15 years, according to scientific reports released under freedom of information law. Experts from the James Hutton Institute in … Continue reading

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