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Inland Fisheries Ireland, 10 Sept 2015: Salmon farms can have a significant impact on wild salmon and sea trout stocks

Inland Fisheries Ireland, 10 Sept 2015: Salmon farms can have a significant impact on wild salmon and sea trout stocks

A definitive scientific paper, reviewing over 300 scientific publications, has just been published in the prestigious journal Aquaculture Environment Interactions on the effects of sea lice on sea trout stocks. A team of top international scientists from Norway, Scotland and Ireland reviewed all available published studies on the effects of sea lice and have concluded … Continue reading

Vancouver Sun, June 12, 2015: Scientists dispute findings of provincial report that minimizes risk of aquaculture to wild salmon

Vancouver Sun, June 12, 2015: Scientists dispute findings of provincial report that minimizes risk of aquaculture to wild salmon

Scientists dispute findings of provincial report that minimizes risk of aquaculture to wild salmon By Larry Pynn, Vancouver Sun A group of scientists is challenging a B.C. government report that plays down the risks of aquaculture to wild Pacific salmon. In a written critique, the scientists say the report by Gary Marty, a fish pathologist … Continue reading

Fish and Fly, 26 Nov 2014: Angling and fisheries organisations have welcomed the abandonment of a proposed fish farming plan off the Cornish coast.

Angling and fisheries organisations have welcomed the abandonment of a proposed fish farming plan off the Cornish coast. Fish and Fly, 26 Nov 2014 Source: Salmon & Trout Association Angling and fisheries organisations are celebrating news that plans for a fish farm off the Cornish coast in England have been abandoned.  This follows robust criticism … Continue reading

EU Fish News, 26 Sept 2014: SCOTLAND’s salmon and sea trout fishery statistics for the 2013 season reveal the worst season since 2003.

SCOTLAND’s salmon and sea trout fishery statistics for the 2013 season reveal the worst season since 2003. EU Fish News, Friday 26 Sept 2014 Total reported salmon rod catch (retained and released) for 2013 was 67,468, the lowest reported catch since 2003 and is 76% of the previous 5-year average. The proportion of the rod … Continue reading

Inland Fisheries Ireland Press Release, 18 Sept 2014: Salmon Farms can have Significant Impact on Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Stocks

Inland Fisheries Ireland Press Release, 18 Sept 2014: Salmon Farms can have Significant Impact on Wild Salmon and Sea Trout Stocks

Thursday, 18th 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 … Continue reading