The emeritus professor of functional ecology at the University of Glasgow, who is one of the world’s preeminent experts on fish behaviour, discusses salmon welfare, nesting sticklebacks… and a near death experience while at work.
Huw Golledge, senior scientific programme manager for the Humane Slaughter Association (HSA), explains some of the key the issues that helped inspire a £1.7 million donation to projects that improve the welfare of fish, crustacea and cephalopods at the time of…
Eirik Sigstadstø, R&D director at the Norwegian Research Fund (FHF), has high hopes for next week’s sea louse control conference in Trondheim, in which the use of lumpfish and wrasse are set to be high on the agenda.
There is increasing evidence that farmers can augment brain growth in their fish by mimicking aspects of their natural habitat in farm sites. But, from a welfare point of view, are bigger brains a blessing or a curse?