Manchester in the Netherlands for international aquaculture role

Manchester in the Netherlands for international aquaculture role

THE head of a pioneering Scottish fish breeding firm is to lead a major international company’s aquaculture operations in four locations around the world. Neil Manchester, General Manager of Landcatch, based in Argyll and Stirling, has been appointed as Managing Director of the newly-formed aquaculture business unit of Hendrix Genetics, the multi-species breeding company. HeContinue Reading

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Funding boost for rural Scottish communities

Funding boost for rural Scottish communities

SCOTTISH community groups and charities are the happy recipients of Heart of the Community grants from Scottish Sea Farms for winter 2014. A total of £45,000 is being distributed in the latest and final round of financial grants in 2014. Groups that have been given the good news so far include: Oban Celtic Shinty Club willContinue Reading

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Skills boost for burgeoning Scottish aquaculture

Skills boost for burgeoning Scottish aquaculture

SIMON MacLellan, the talented 24-year-old aquaculture trainee working for Marine Harvest in Lochaber and winner of the Lantra Scotland Aquaculture Learner of the Year Award 2013, is leading a new wave of Modern Apprentices into an expanding fisheries and aquaculture management sector. With new Government targets for marine production set to increase to 210,000 tonnes andContinue Reading

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Jelly fish tragedy for Loch Duart

Jelly fish tragedy for Loch Duart

UNTIL 19 November, Loch Duart had the most propitious situation in its 2014 1st year stock. Its fish were the healthiest and nicest looking that had been produced for the last few years, and the company was looking forward to a strong, though challenging, year ahead. However, this all changed on 19 November with theContinue Reading

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Fishupdate Briefing

Fishupdate Briefing

PROBE INTO SEAFOOD ALLERGIES RESEARCHERS in Townsville, Australia  have been awarded AUS $3.7 million to investigate seafood allergies in children, including the first ever tests on some of our most popular fish, like barramundi. The project is expected to  allow doctors to accurately diagnose children with exactly what fish they are allergic to. A reportContinue Reading