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December 6th, 2021
Are Salmon Troubled by Parasites?

We've launched the third in our series of informative animations, helping you understand more about the salmon farming sector. This one explains more about parasites such as sea lice.

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November 29th, 2021
How do we provide a good Quality Water Environment for our salmon?

Salmon Scotland has launched its second informative animation. Created by DenvirMarketing, this animation focuses on stocking density, in other words, how we provide a good quality water environment for our salmon.

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November 23rd, 2021
Scottish salmon sector reveals ongoing costs of seal predation

More than one million farm-raised salmon are expected to have been killed by seals in the two years to the end of 2021, according to new figures released today.

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November 21st, 2021
Why Is Salmon Pink?

Salmon Scotland has launched a series of animations to inform people about Scottish salmon and the salmon farming sector.

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November 20th, 2021
Scottish salmon - economic impact and Scotland, new publication

Farming of salmon continues to make a major contribution to the Scottish economy, supporting hundreds of jobs and generating valuable income.

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November 4th, 2021
Mairi Gougeon Speech AT COP 26

The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands, Mairi Gougeon spoke at our Sustainability Charter event at COP 26 this week. You can read the full speech here:

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October 31st, 2021
SSPO Changes Its Name To Salmon Scotland

The Scottish Salmon Producers' Organisation will be changing its name to reflect its trade body responsibilities and membership for the future. From 1 November, SSPO will become Salmon Scotland, representing Scotland's salmon producing companies and the wider supply chain.

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October 18th, 2021
New project to more accurately model salmon farms' environmental impact

A consortium of organisations in Scotland is developing a more accurate way of predicting how salmon farms interact with their surrounding environment, helping to inform decisions on future farm locations, the development of existing farms, and enhancing the sector's overall sustainability.

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October 15th, 2021
Common Purpose

Anglers and farmers are united in a desire to help wild salmon survive.The SSPO's Hamish MacDonell talked to Fish Farmer about this issue.It was the angler who first introduced me to the Tweed who came up with it. We were fishing Middle Pavilion, the broad, unhurried beat that sweeps down from Galashiels to Melrose and where, under his guidance, I was about to hook a decent sea trout."If someone fishes, you can be sure they're alright," he said, mending the line with a flick of his wrist while making it clear that, as far as he was concerned, that was his number one rule for life.

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September 21st, 2021
My SSPO Internship Story: Yifeng 2021

Yifeng, is a postgraduate Political Science student who undertook a paid internship with the SSPO in the summer of 2021. Here he writes about his internship, what he learns about the sector and how his opinion of Scottish salmon farming has changed. Summer's Adventures in Highland: Say Sláinte to Scottish Salmon … The first salmon farm appeared on Scottish water in the 1970s, with it comes an ongoing economic success story. I sent the first email to the SSPO (Scottish Salmon Producers' Organisation) office in April, with it came a surprise.

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September 9th, 2021
Scottish Salmon has "Huge Opportunities Around the World" says Liz Truss following SSPO-Mowi Visit.

Today (9th September 2021) the Secretary of State for International Trade, Liz Truss MP, visited Mowi's salmon processing facility at Rosyth.

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August 20th, 2021
Scottish Salmon Sector Reacts to SNP-Green Deal

Tavish Scott, Chief Executive of the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation, said: "Scotland's salmon farming sector has always recognised the need for a good working relationship with SNP government ministers who, in turn, have acknowledged the important role we play not only in island and rural communities but right across Scotland.

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