The May issue of Fish Farmer magazine is online The Scottish parliamentary elections of 6 May resulted in the SNP retaining their place in government (with the support of the Scottish Greens). Politically the status quo continues as before, […] Undercover video claims are disputed Fish wounds filmed by an animal rights activist were caused by seal attacks, according to the welfare chief at Scottish Sea Farms, which operates the site in question. The salmon […] Party pledges Back in the early days of the Scottish Parliament, manifesto launches were a big deal. They signalled the kick-off of the campaign. They set the tone and they were important; […] NTS earnings hit new high NTS AS, the integrated Norwegian aquaculture group, came close to doubling its income during the first part of this year. Unveiling its 2021 first quarter results, operating revenues totalled NOK […] Virtual summit focuses on sustainability Aquaculture UK, the industry’s biggest British trade event, will not be taking place in Aviemore as usual this year, but next week will see the first ever Aquaculture UK Virtual […] AquaBounty prepares for its first GMO harvest US salmon producer AquaBounty Technologies says it has purchase orders for all of its initial harvest of genetically-modified (GMO) fish. The company plans to harvest around five tonnes of GMO […] The Changing of the Guard So here it is, my dear old Mum is nearing the end and it is a sad, sad process to have to stand by and watch. Many of you will […] Ace Aquatec expands North America division Aquaculture technology group Ace Aquatec has made two senior hires for its North America division, based in Canada. The North America division will be led by Ace Aquatec Regional Manager, […] Face value Machines are learning to identify individual fish out of thousands. If you believe all salmon have the same facial expression, then it could be time to think again, according to […]

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Face value

Machines are learning to identify individual fish out of thousands. If you believe all salmon have the same facial expression, then it could be time to think again, according to […] Continue Reading

Party pledges

Back in the early days of the Scottish Parliament, manifesto launches were a big deal. They signalled the kick-off of the campaign. They set the tone and they were important; […] Continue Reading

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Raising the stakes

Supply partner Gael Force Group reveals how its sector-leading quality assurance programme and specialised SeaQureWeld process is taking fish pen manufacturing to the next level. The forces of nature in […] Continue Reading

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BioFarm Advisor

At BioMar, our customers feed the world. We want to innovate aquaculture by making exceptional fish feed and partnering with our customers to enable them to feed the world. We […] Continue Reading

Fish Farm Technician

The leading Rainbow Trout producer in Germany is seeking an experienced farm technician to join its team in the Black Forest area in South West Germany. The company produces rainbow […] Continue Reading

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Norway at the crossroads

Norway’s salmon farming sector is poised to enter the most crucial period in its relatively short history, a new study suggests. Almost everyone agrees the industry has been a phenomenal […] Continue Reading

The clean-up crew

A group of researchers is investigating whether sea cucumbers can help to minimise the environmental impacts of fish farming. They recently completed a feasibility study to assess how well the […] Continue Reading

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Unfair game

Earlier this month, I came across a headline in the Mail on Sunday that declared: “Listen to country folk – we know our land best”. This was a piece written […] Continue Reading

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