Aquaculture

LINK’s Aquaculture subgroup aims to promote a more sustainable aquaculture industry in Scotland.

The Aquaculture Group has a number of active members, a full list is shown below.

Convener

Sam Collin, SWT

Vice-convener

Dawn Purchase, MCS

Staff liaison

Fanny Royanez

Group Objectives

The Aquaculture Group works to promote a sustainable aquaculture industry in Scotland

The Aquaculture subgroup includes members of LINK’s Marine Group.

Latest News

Protecting marine mammals around Scottish aquaculture farms

09 Apr 2021

Scotland’s salmon farming industry has been the focus of much attention over the last few years, and most recent developments have focused around its impact on marine mammals. In 2020, LINK welcomed the introduction of the Animals and Wildlife (Scotland) Act, which included a ban on licensed shooting of seals to protect farmed salmon within […]

LINK welcomes Salmon Interactions Working Group recommendations

04 May 2020

Scottish Environment LINK welcome the recommendations set out in the Salmon Interactions Working Group’s report and commend the group’s members on unanimously agreeing on the proposed actions. It is LINK’s hope that Scottish Ministers follow the advice in the report by adopting all recommendations and moving swiftly to implement them.   Dawn Purchase, Vice-Convener of LINK’s […]

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