8th October 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
Aquaculture businesses affected by the collapse of markets due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can still apply for funding to cover the costs of maintaining unsold stock.
29th September 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
A number of surveys have been launched to understand the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on Scotland’s marine sectors.
11th September 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
In the final part of the series we speak to David Oakes of Sconser Scallops on the Isle Skye which received support through the aquaculture hardship fund. David set up his business, which involves diving to harvest king scallops, in 1987.
8th September 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
In the third part of this series we hear from Shauna Munro who, during the pandemic along with her husband Graeme, has been working to re-establish the shellfish business which her late father David Flockhart set up in the 1970s.
7th September 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
In the second part of our Food and Drink Fortnight series we hear from the new co-chairs of the Women in Scottish Aquaculture (WiSA) Rowena Hoare and Teresa Garzon who explain how they have led the group through these challenging times.
22nd June 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
Aquaculture businesses affected by the collapse of international markets due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can apply to cover the costs of maintaining unsold stock through a new £1.25 million fund. The scheme, which is being funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, will support businesses by compensating for the costs of transport, processing...
16th June 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
Marine Scotland is continuing in its efforts to provide support and assistance during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with colleagues in the Marine Laboratory, in Aberdeen, arranging the transfer and loan of testing equipment to NHS Grampian. The equipment identified for loan is usually used for molecular testing for diagnosis and surveillance of diseases in aquatic...
8th April 2020 by Marine Scotland Communications
Letter from Rural Economy Secretary to the aquaculture industry.
27th November 2017 by Marine Scotland Communications
A new scientific journal article written by researchers at Marine Scotland Science (MSS), in collaboration with the Scottish Fish Immunology Research Centre (SFIRC) at the University of Aberdeen, has been published in the Journal of Fish Diseases. The principal author, Rachel Chance, is a PhD. student funded by the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement...
29th August 2017 by Marine Scotland Communications
The tagging at Armadale ended on 25 August with no further salmon tagged over the last 12 days. This suggested to us that the grilse run had finished. We will recover and download the receivers in due course, to see how many of and where the tagged fish were registered and a project report should be...