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Farne Island seals and seal pups. Photographed in the Farne Islands in August 2019.

Sea lice and predation stress: science has a solution

Keep seals away from salmon to mitigate or eliminate sea lice, AGD and ISA Research has linked an increase in sea lice attachment to elevated levels of plasma cortisol, a...
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Keen to be green

No matter which part of the world’s maritime industry you look at, there is a strong strategic ambition based on a series of common objectives which focus on being more...
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Alternative markets for mussels

Green-lipped mussels are a nutraceutical success story for New Zealand's farmers. Could blue mussels do the same for the UK? Nicki Holmyard's article explores the research that suggests there could...
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Making herstory

The March issue of Fish Farmer magazine celebrated International Women's Day by featuring insights from women involved in aquaculture in the UK and beyond. You can read Q&As with: Teresa...
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Fresh beats frozen, consumers say

Consumers in the US and Japan could save money and reduce their carbon footprint into the bargain, if only they were prepared to buy salmon that has been frozen and...
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Recipe for love

As Valentine’s Day approaches, oyster farms gear up for an influx of orders as fishmongers and restaurants seek to increase sales by promoting “the food of love” for the traditional...
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An icon at stake

The salmon is an important icon on Canada’s Atlantic and Pacific coasts, connecting peoples on opposite sides of the world’s second largest country. Canada stretches 3,500 miles from Newfoundland and...
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Korea ambition

South Korea’s first commercial RAS (recirculating aquaculture system) farm is due to start production later this year – and it won’t be producing salmon. While Norwegian-owned Salmon Evolution plans to...
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Second time lucky?

Scotland's first semi-closed fish farm could find a home in Loch Linnhe, after a plan to site it on Loch Long was rejected by a national park. If built, it...
Fish Farmer February 2024 cover, net pens in winter with snow

The February 2024 issue of Fish Farmer is out now online