The January 2024 issue of Fish Farmer is out now online

The January 2024 issue of Fish Farmer is out now online, and you can read or download it here. It’s a new year and these are interesting times for aquaculture. In Scotland, this year sees the roll-out of both the new “Wild Salmon Protection Zones” regime – as detailed on page 28 of this issue…

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The December 2023 issue of Fish Farmer is out now online

The December 2023 issue of Fish Farmer magazine is out now online and you can read or download it here. Our cover story this month features Selcoth Fisheries, a freshwater trout farm that shows you do not have to be a big multinational producer to lead the way on sustainability. Selcoth, based near Moffat in…

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The November 2023 issue of Fish Farmer is out now online

The November issue of Fish Farmer magazine is out now online and you can read or download it here. Last month I had the great pleasure of attending the Association of Scottish Shellfish Growers’ Conference in Oban. It was an event with a real sense of community, bringing together people who clearly feel passionate about…

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The October 2023 issue of Fish Farmer is out now

The October issue of Fish Farmer magazine is out now online and you can read or download it here. Our cover story this month focuses on seaweed farming, an industry that is already huge in Asia and offers a fascinating potential in Europe and the UK especially. But what are the barriers that will need…

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The September 2023 issue of Fish Farmer is out now

The September issue of Fish Farmer is out now, and you can read it here, or download to read later. Last month saw the return of Aqua Nor, the aquaculture industry’s biggest trade show, which after four years has regained its truly international status, with visitors and exhibitors from Chile, North America, China and New…

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The August 2023 issue of Fish Farmer is out now online

The August issue of Fish Farmer is available now, and you can read or download it online here. This month, we finally got to report on the Scottish Government’s Vision for Aquaculture, which had originally been expected by the end of last year. The Vision sets out the Scottish Government’s aspirations for the aquaculture sector…

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The July 2023 issue of Fish Farmer is out now online

The July issue of Fish Farmer is out now, and you can read or download it here. This month we are celebrating the shellfish sector. When it comes to producing healthy protein for human consumption, with a minimal impact on the environment, it’s hard to beat farmed molluscs. You would think, therefore, this sector might…

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The June 2023 issue of Fish Farmer is out now online

June 2023 issue cover - octopus

The June issue of Fish Farmer is out now online and you can read or download it here. If you’re wondering why your June magazine has a cephalopod on the cover, this month we are asking the question: Does farming Octopus vulgaris, the common octopus, represent an innovation too far? As Nicki Holmyard reports, opinion…

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The May 2023 issue of Fish Farmer is out now online

The May issue of Fish Farmer magazine is out now online and you can read it online or download it here. Otter Ferry Seafish, featured in our cover story this month, encapsulates the history of fish farming in Scotland, all within one site on the shores of Loch Fyne. Starting as a trout and then…

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