Scots farms call for hardline stance on sea lice levels

(03/14/19)

The top representative of Scotland’s salmon farming sector has urged the country’s politicians to lower the level of sea lice deemed acceptable on salmon farms.

Julie Hesketh-Laird, chief executive of the Scottish Salmon Producers' Organisation (SSPO), has written to Scotland’s Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy, Fergus Ewing MSP, to “urge Marine Scotland to tighten its action level for the enforcement of measures against sea lice, to help keep momentum and results moving in the right direction.”

Current regulations mean that Marine Scotland can enforce farmers to harvest.............................................................


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