Mowi farm technician Clara McGhee notes how incremental environmental changes - as can be observed on a seasonal basis from a salmon farm - are also having a wider, and more worrying, impact on the health of wild salmon across much of their range.
Whether the salmon industry can continue to reap the rewards of its recent programme of huge investments is set to be one of the subjects covered in an illuminating presentation by Kolbjørn Giskeødegård on 29 May.
Mowi farm technician Clara McGhee discusses the main fish health challenges facing Scottish salmon farmers, the range of methods used to resolve them and some of the gross misconceptions surrounding the sector.
Ways to commercialise the production of finfish rendered sterile by novel methods sparked a thought-provoking discussion at the end of the inaugural International Finfish Sterility Workshop, which was held in Stirling this week.
Dr Richard Newton, one of the UK’s preeminent insect farming experts, explains why the sector has a long way to go before it can produce protein capable of competing with the commodities that are the current mainstay of the aquafeed industry.