Tagged with wild salmon

Irish Examiner, Tuesday 10 JAn 2017: Today’s Stories Sea lice levels are higher near salmon farms

There have been calls for the Department of Agriculture to boost its monitoring of fish farms after new research showed sea trout carry significantly higher levels of sea lice infestation when closer to marine salmon farms.   For full article see http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/sea-lice-levels-are-higher-near-salmon-farms-438383.html   Inland Fisheries Ireland said it hoped any future applications for fish farms … Continue reading

Inland Fisheries Ireland, 9 Jan 2017: New research finds salmon farming contributes to sea lice infestation on sea trout as valuable stocks decline

The Board of Inland Fisheries Ireland has welcomed new research by scientists from Inland Fisheries Ireland and Argyll Fisheries Trust (Scotland) which found that sea trout carry significantly higher levels of sea lice infestation closer to marine salmon farms. Researchers examined sea lice levels over 25 years from more than 20,000 sea trout. The sea … Continue reading

EU Fish News, 21 Nov 2015: UK Salmon Decline

CALLS to ban salmon netting featured at a summit held last week, which discussed the failure of English salmon stocks, after it was revealed that 2014’s catches were the lowest on record. The summit, which took place at the Department for Environment, Fisheries and Rural Affairs (Defra) and was attended by senior government officials, including … 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

Argyll News, 21 Nov 2013: Latest salmon farm industry figures show ‘truly shocking’ sea lice numbers in north-west Highlands

Argyll News, 21 Nov 2013: Latest salmon farm industry figures show ‘truly shocking’ sea lice numbers in north-west Highlands

Latest salmon farm industry figures show ‘truly shocking’ sea lice numbers in north-west Highlands Argyll News, 21 Nov 2013 The July to September 2013 quarterly report from the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO), shows that in the third quarter of 2013 [Q3] sea lice numbers on farmed salmon were massively out of control in the … Continue reading