Landward covers Salmon Farming

Last night, BBC2’s Landward screened an episode examining the performance of salmon farms in Scotland. I watched the programme with interest along with thousands of anglers concerned about the impact these salmon farms are having on wild Atlantic Salmon stocks in our rivers. We heard about the problems associated with elevated sea lice levels and how this in turn impacts wild salmon survival as they pass open water, open cage salmon farms located within their migratory routes. We also heard about progress the industry has made to develop ‘sustainable methods’ to tackle the problems of lice infestations. We didn’t hear…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Landward covers Salmon Farming