Sea Lice out of control on Scottish Salmon Farms

A wild salmon dead after becoming infested with sea lice from farmed salmon cages. Having just watched the appalling but sanitised exposĂ© of mass mortalities of farmed salmon on a Scottish fish farm featured on the One Show yesterday, I noted that despite the programmes coverage of these disturbing circumstances, the BBC presenters quickly skimmed over animal welfare issues and the impacts that these fish farms have on Scottish wild salmon. Tens of thousands, nay, hundreds of thousanads of fish dead and left to rot in a pit in the Hebredies and the only real summary the BBC glam presenters…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Sea Lice out of control on Scottish Salmon Farms