Tag: Salmon

International fisheries biologist presents a novel approach to boost wild Atlantic salmon populations in Irish rivers

Inland Fisheries Ireland Research Seminar (L-R): Dr Michael Millane, Dr Willie Roche, Dr Paddy Gargan (R&D, IFI); Mr Fintan Gorman (Chairman, IFI); Dr Kyle Young (University of Zurich); and Dr Cathal Gallagher (Head of R&D, IFI).

As part of the Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) Research Seminar Series, Dr Kyle Young, a Research Associate from the University of Zurich, was recently invited to Ireland to give a presentation on his novel approach to enhance wild Atlantic salmon production in river systems. This concept proposes the translocation of wild fry from abundant to […]

65 farmed salmon have been caught in five rivers in counties Galway and Mayo

Inland Fisheries Ireland confirms that 65 farmed salmon have been caught in five rivers in counties Galway and Mayo; agency calls for compliance and enforcement.

Inland Fisheries Ireland confirms that 65 farmed salmon have been caught in five rivers in counties Galway and Mayo; agency calls for compliance and enforcement. The affected rivers are the Delphi, Erriff, Kylemore/Dawros, Newport and Bunowen. Inland Fisheries Ireland has been monitoring the situation since August stocks. Concerns regarding salmon farm management and oversight have […]

Scottish Ministers ordered to disclose names of Scotland’s ‘liciest’ salmon farms to Salmon & Trout Conservation Scotland

The Scottish Information Commissioner has last week published a formal Decision that Scottish Ministers unlawfully tried to withhold information naming fish farms that had breached Scottish Government trigger levels for the numbers of adult female sea lice on farmed salmon.

The Scottish Information Commissioner has last week published a formal Decision that Scottish Ministers unlawfully tried to withhold information naming fish farms that had breached Scottish Government trigger levels for the numbers of adult female sea lice on farmed salmon. http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/uploadedFiles/Decision142-2017.pdf Late last year and this year, Salmon & Trout Conservation Scotland (S&TC Scotland) made […]

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