Salmon Scotland comments on the First Minister’s Programme for Government, which recognised that aquaculture is “at the heart of many of our communities” and plays a “vital role in our economy”.
Shadow Scotland Secretary Ian Murray saw first-hand how farm-raised salmon is boosting coastal communities during a visit to a leading Western Isles’ producer.
A series of Highland coastal kelp shelters are among seven major environmental projects being supported by Scotland’s salmon farmers to help save iconic wild salmon and sea trout.
Scottish salmon export sales jumped by nine per cent in the first half of 2023, with major growth in the Asian and American markets.
Shetland salmon farmers have joined forces to support this week’s spectacular Tall Ships’ return to Lerwick.
Salmon Scotland, the body which represents the farm-raised salmon sector, has welcomed the publication.
By Tavish Scott
Commenting on news that highly protected marine areas (HPMAs) have been shelved, Tavish Scott, chief executive of Salmon Scotland said:
Scotland's salmon farmers have joined forces with fishers to challenge the proposed SNP/Green ban on commercial activities in substantial stretches of coastal waters.
Scottish salmon's contribution to the UK's economy has been celebrated at the heart of the government with a reception in London.
An independent review has called for a radical overhaul of the delivery of skills training in Scotland.
Scottish salmon exports to Asia double to £24m in Q1 driven by growing demand