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A vision for the future of salmon farming

In his latest column for Fish Farmer magazine, Salmon Scotland chief executive Tavish Scott welcomes the publication of the Scottish Government’s new vision for sustainable aquaculture and sets out his...
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Picky punters

A paper on the prospects for increasing the consumption of shellfish may be over-optimistic, argues Dr Martin Jaffa in his latest Comment article for Fish Farmer. Scientists at the the...
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Supplying Putin’s chef

Nick Joy recalls doing business with someone who turned out to be more notorious - and dangerous - than could have been imagined. Read the latest issue of Fish Farmer...
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Showcasing our salmon farms

As the summer holidays get underway, Salmon Scotland Chief Executive Tavish Scott explains why we should encourage visits to farm sites, to see the reality of aquaculture rather than the...
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Who is regulating the regulators?

There is a worrying lack of communication and trust in the way the fish farming sector is regulated, according to Salmon Scotland Chief Executive Tavish Scott. Read his article in...
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This year’s model

The example of the Lamlash Bay No Take zone shows that fish farm's and biodiversity can co-exist happily, argues Dr Martin Jaffa, and it also provides one more reason to...
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Will they buy this story?

Salmon farmers in Iceland are planning to market salmon grown on land-based farms, in water filtered through lava rocks and with minimal impact on the environment. It's a great story...
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An opportunity and a warning

Salmon Scotland Chief Executive Tavish Scott argues that the sector's contribution to the Scottish economy could be at risk unless the government is prepared to think again about its plans...
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Putting salmon on the government menu

Our sector is fortunate to have strong support from those in power at Holyrood and Westminster, but there is more that government can do to support us, argues Tavish Scott...
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The February 2024 issue of Fish Farmer is out now online