In the press this week, we have the shocking news that 87% of Scottish fish farms are NOT using seal exclusion nets. Even less are actually using fully encompassing double skinned anti-predation netting! Read about this in the P & J. In The Sunday Herald there is the disturbing news of cover ups as the locations of the Scottish salmon farms where seals are being shot to protect fish are being kept secret by the Holyrood government. Location of fish farms that shoot seals kept secret
A third article was in The Underwater Times and finally A man who breached the terms of his firearms certificate after shooting seals was fined at Lerwick Sheriff Court.
Further reading via The GAAIA and Save Our Seals Fund Scottish Salmon’s Lethal Seal of Disapproval
- 87% of farms fail to install predator exclusion nets