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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

Save Bantry Bay Submission: National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Consultation

Save Bantry Bay Submission: National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Consultation The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine is inviting submissions on a new National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development and related strategic environmental assessment and appropriate assessment. Deadline for receipt of submissions is 5.30pm on 24 July 2015. A copy of the … Continue reading

Press Release, 26 Dec 2014: MARINE INSTITUTE CALL FOR STANDARDS AND INSPECTIONS ON FISH FARMS

Press Release, 26 Dec 2014: MARINE INSTITUTE CALL FOR STANDARDS AND INSPECTIONS ON FISH FARMS

Press Release 26 December 2014 MARINE INSTITUTE CALL FOR STANDARDS AND INSPECTIONS ON FISH FARMS WELCOMED Environmental groups have welcomed the publication of a five year study funded by the European Commission which has called for technical standards and regular inspections for fish farms to be put in place. ‘Prevent Escape’, which involved eleven partners … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 22 Oct 2014: Marine Harvest takes hit from sea lice extraordinary mortality costs

Marine Harvest takes hit from sea lice extraordinary mortality costs Undercurrent News, 22 Oct 2014 Sealice mitigation and extraordinary mortality shaved NOK 156.5 million ($23.7m) off Marine Harvest’s profit in the third quarter of the year. The world’s largest salmon farmer said sealice mitigation in Norway cost it NOK 91.8 million in the quarter, taking the … Continue reading

Save Bantry Bay Press Release, 17 Sept 2014: Europe concludes aquaculture contributes little to growth and employment

Save Bantry Bay Press Release, 17 Sept 2014: Europe concludes aquaculture contributes little to growth and employment

 Press Release: Europe concludes aquaculture contributes little to growth and employment 17 Sept 2014   A report published today by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) reveals that measures to support development of aquaculture ‘were not well designed and implemented’, ‘failed to deliver value for money’’ and ‘contributed little to growth and employment’. The report … Continue reading