The February issue of Fish Farmer is online The February issue of Fish Farmer magazine is out now and you can view the online version here. This issue of Fish Farmer is, somewhat inevitably, dominated by Brexit. What […] Åkerblå takes controlling stake in Ocean Ecology Norwegian marine consultancy group Åkerblå Group has taken a 51% equity stake in Ocean Ecology, a marine and environmental survey specialist based in Gloucester, in the south west of England. […] EU and Norway in dispute over Arctic cod Norway and the European Union have clashed over fishing rights off the Arctic territory of Svalbard. The dispute, if it is allowed to escalate, could eventually rebound on the country’s […] Organic Sea Harvest hires COO Independent salmon farmer Organic Sea Harvest has appointed Robert Wyvill as Chief Operating Officer (COO). He takes up his post just ahead of the company’s first commercial harvest, expected this […] Awards for two fish farming trainees Two aquaculture trainees have been recognised at Lantra Scotland’s ALBAS 21 (Awards for Land-based and Aquaculture Skills) event. Callum Duggan (pictured, above), a freshwater technician with Cooke Aquaculture, won the […] Salmon prices on the rise again Salmon prices appear to be starting their long climb back to more profitable levels. The latest statistics from Norway suggest the barren period may be coming to an end as […] BioMar 2020 earnings solid thanks to salmon Danish-based aquafeed business BioMar Group has reported revenue and earnings slightly up for 2020, thanks to strong performance in its salmon division. Revenue for 2020 was up 4.2% to DKK […] Astronauts could be dining on fresh seabass Fish farming on the Moon is a possibility within decades, according a team of French scientists. Future astronauts could take with them live fish eggs and, using water which is […]

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Organic Sea Harvest hires COO

Independent salmon farmer Organic Sea Harvest has appointed Robert Wyvill as Chief Operating Officer (COO). He takes up his post just ahead of the company’s first commercial harvest, expected this […] Continue Reading

Awards for two fish farming trainees

Two aquaculture trainees have been recognised at Lantra Scotland’s ALBAS 21 (Awards for Land-based and Aquaculture Skills) event. Callum Duggan (pictured, above), a freshwater technician with Cooke Aquaculture, won the […] Continue Reading

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Analysing a Cleaner Future

Like all businesses, the analytical laboratories of James Hutton Limited have felt the brunt of the COVID crisis. The commercial subsidiary of Scotland’s James Hutton Institute remains open for business, […] Continue Reading

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National kelp service

The majority of people strolling along a beach probably look on the slimy vegetation washed up by the tide with little more than mild curiosity. For centuries, however, it has […] Continue Reading

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The first salmon to be raised in Scottish Sea Farms’ smolt hatchery at Barcaldine, on the west coast of Scotland, were harvested in November last year from the company’s Loch […] Continue Reading

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Mussels and Brussels

I generally class myself as an optimist, but Brexit has rather soured my thinking, and on this subject at least, I have become a fully paid-up member of the pessimistic […] Continue Reading

The Brexit fallout

We thought we knew what it would look like. The queues of trucks would stretch back from Dover through the Kent countryside, massive lorry parks would be full and there […] Continue Reading

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