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English and Welsh Salmon Stocks ‘Crash’

Fisheries and conservation groups lobby UK Government as records reveal a huge crash in wild salmon stocks. ... Full story

European Complaint over Scottish Salmon Netting

Salmon & Trout Association (Scotland) has submitted a complaint to Europe over the Scottish Government’s failure to assess the impact of salmon netting. ... Full story

Decisive Action on Sea Lice Called For

Fish-farm sea lice are ‘out of control’ at the worst possible time for migrating juvenile wild salmon and sea-trout. ... Full story

Scottish Government Presiding Over “Unrestricted Wholesale Slaughter”

The netting catch of salmon in Scotland leapt by a massive 50% in 2013, leading to the Salmon & Trout Association accusing the Scottish Government of presiding over “Unrestricted Wholesale Slaughter” ... Full story

Controversial Salmon Farms 'Must Close'

Salmon and Trout Association (Scotland) calls for closure of the Ardessie B fish farm and a thorough environmental assessment of Ardessie A, failing which that farm too must close. ... Full story

Usan - No Salmon Netting on Ythan

The Salmon and Trout Association (Scotland) (S&TA(S)) has welcomed the announcement by Usan Salmon Fisheries Ltd, Scotland’s largest salmon netting company, not to exercise its recently acquired rights to net in the estuary of the River Ythan and on the adjacent coastline. ... Full story

Sea Lice Numbers Out of Control

Salmon farming industry figures reveal that sea lice numbers are out of control in parts of the west coast and western isles. ... Full story

Severn Barrage 'Dead in the Water'

Environmental groups have welcomed the announcement from Government today (18 September) that effectively puts a stop to plans to build a barrage across the Severn Estuary. ... Full story

Sea Lice ‘Out of Control’ in Many Scottish Regions

Salmon farming industry figures reveal the Scottish regions where sea lice are out of control on fish farms. ... Full story

Proposed Rainbow Trout Farm will Threaten Argyll’s Premier Salmon River

The Salmon & Trout Association (Scotland) (S&TA(S)) has issued a warning that a proposed massive new rainbow trout farm on Loch Etive will pose an unacceptable additional threat to the integrity of Argyll’s premier wild salmon river. ... Full story

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