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Cutting-edge firm making waves in salmon industry

THE B8025 in Argyll is not one of Scotland's better-known roads, and only normally rates a public mention when the A83 is blocked somewhere between Ardrishaig and Tarbert.

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Activists call for Fisheries Bill to help wild waters

New legislation provides the chance to reform Scotland’s fish farming industry, environmental campaigners have said.
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Scottish scientists on verge of creating designer salmon to beat disease

Scottish scientists on verge of creating designer salmon to beat disease | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH scientists are on the verge of creating a disease-free super salmon that could revolutionise the fish-farming industry across the world.
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Farmed salmon production hits highest level since 2004 with value of £584m

Farmed salmon production hits highest level since 2004 with value of £584m | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Last year 158,018 tonnes of farmed salmon was produced with a value of £584.7m.
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Plan Set For Aquaculture & Fisheries Bill - Scotland Food and Drink

Environment Minister Stewart Stevenson has confirmed that new legislation on aquaculture and freshwater fisheries will be introduced in autumn 2012.

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Parasite kills hundreds of tonnes of fish across the Western Isles

THE spread of disease in fish farms across the Western Isles has resulted in hundreds of tonnes of salmon being killed, fishermen have warned.
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Law 'can reform fisheries industry'

Law 'can reform fisheries industry' | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

New legislation provides the chance to reform Scotland's fish farming industry, environmental campaigners have said.

 

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Scotland's salmon farm dilemma

Scotland's salmon farm dilemma | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
The Scottish government plans to increase salmon production by 50% by 2020 but local communities are divided over whether the financial rewards outweigh environmental concerns.
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Aquaculture and Fisheries Consultation Published

Aquaculture and Fisheries Consultation Published | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTLAND, UK - Analysis of the consultation on proposals for the introduction of an Aquaculture and Fisheries Bill, which received 1,342 responses, has been published.
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