‘Lice under control’ Mowi tells wild sector

‘Lice under control’ Mowi tells wild sector

SCOTLAND’S leading salmon farmer, Mowi, has ‘full control’ of sea lice on its farms, the company’s farming operations director, Gideon Pringle, told wild fisheries managers today. Speaking at the annual Fisheries Management Scotland conference in Edinburgh, Pringle explained how a change in strategy, a new team, new thinking, new methods and new resources had reducedContinue Reading

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Grieg back in SSPO fold

Grieg back in SSPO fold

ALL Scotland’s salmon farmers are now represented by the industry body following the re-admittance of Grieg Seafood Shetland, it was announced today. In a letter to Rural Economy minister Fergus Ewing, the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) confirmed that the company, which was expelled from the SSPO in 2014 following a dispute over smolt imports,Continue Reading

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Fishupdate Briefing Friday February 1st

Fishupdate Briefing Friday February 1st

TURNING FISH WASTE INTO PROFIT A ‘Fish Waste for Profit’ conference  is to run alongside the IceFish Exhibition in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik for the first time. Estimates reveal that 43 per cent  of fish and shellfish resources end up as wastage, which represents a significant amount of potential profit that could be generatedContinue Reading

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FishUpdate Briefing Friday October 5th

FishUpdate Briefing Friday October 5th

WATCHING FISH MAY “CALM NERVES” CAN a cod keep you calm? Scientists at The  Deep  in Hull are trying to prove if watching fish, turtles and sharks is beneficial for our health. Experts from York and Exeter universities have been  carrying out the experiment on visitors to the giant aquarium. Volunteers wear headsets, which trackContinue Reading

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Norwegian salmon exports stall

Norwegian salmon exports stall

EXPORTS of Norwegian salmon stalled slightly last month, but for the year so far they are still well up in both volume and value. Sales during September totalled 88,200 tonnes and were worth NOK 5.7 billion, down eight per cent in volume terms but with the value at the same level as September 2017. TheContinue Reading