Tagged with Ireland

New Research: Aquaculture and environmental drivers of salmon lice infestation and body condition in sea trout

By: Samuel Shephard1, Craig MacIntyre2, Patrick Gargan1,* 1Inland Fisheries Ireland, 3044 Lake Drive, CityWest Business Campus, Dublin 24 Y265, Ireland 2Argyll Fisheries Trust, Cherry Park, Inveraray PA32 8XE, UK ABSTRACT: Infestation of sea trout Salmo trutta L. by salmon lice Lepeophtheirus salmonis is associated with increased mortality risk and possible sub-lethal effects. Separating anthropogenic causes … Continue reading

Friends of the Irish Environment: Objection to Aquaculture Stewardship Council certification of Marine Harvest in County Cork

Friends of the Irish Environment: Objection to Aquaculture Stewardship Council certification of Marine Harvest in County Cork

Below is the submission made by Friends of the Irish Environment to the consultation regarding Marine Harvest application for certification of their salmon farms by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council. =========================================== Jean Ragg Fisheries &  Aquaculture Administrator SAI Global Assurance Services  / Global Trust Quayside Business Park, Mill Street Dundalk, County Louth, IRELAND 6 July 2015 … Continue reading

Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages Press Release, 25 June 2015: Draft National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development

Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages Press Release: Draft National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development 25 June 2015 Following initial assessment of the recently published Sustainable Aquaculture Development (Draft) Plan by the Dept of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Galway Bay Against Salmon Cages (GBASC) believes that the Minister is planning to grant a licence … Continue reading

Press Release: IRISH ORGANIC FARMERS AND GROWERS ASSOCIATION SEEK INVESTIATION INTO ‘ORGANIC FARMED SALMON’

Press Release: IRISH ORGANIC FARMERS AND GROWERS ASSOCIATION SEEK INVESTIATION INTO ‘ORGANIC FARMED SALMON’

Press Release: IRISH ORGANIC FARMERS AND GROWERS ASSOCIATION SEEK INVESTIATION INTO ‘ORGANIC FARMED SALMON’ 21 February 2014 Serious concerns about the certification of farmed salmon as ‘organic’ were raised by the Irish Organic Farmers and Growers Association at their recent AGM. Members voted unanimously to establish a working group to immediately investigate. IOFGA has almost … Continue reading