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21 Jun: reLAKSation no 1181

Week 3:  The main question arising from the third session of the Rural Affairs & Islands Committee is whether SEPA…

14 Jun: reLAKSation no 1180

Week 2: The Scottish Parliament’s Rural Affairs & Islands Committee salmon inquiry roadshow has moved on to week 2. During…

07 Jun: reLAKSation no 1179

High and low: The Rural Affairs and Islands Committee held the first session of their new inquiry into salmon farming…

31 May: reLAKSation no 1178

Total Exploitation: I’m continuing to analyse the 2023 salmon and sea trout catch statistics and have now added the salmon…

24 May: reLAKSation no 1177

Trout too: In the last issue of reLAKSation I examined the salmon & sea trout catch statistics and pointed out…

17 May: reLAKSation no 1176

What’s the catch?: I’ve aged by nearly six months waiting for the 2023 Scottish salmon and sea trout statistics to…

10 May: reLAKSation no 1175

Rural Affairs and Islands Committee:  A letter has been published on the RAIC Committee website addressed to Mark Bilsby of…

03 May: reLAKSation no 1174

Traffic Lights:  Some readers experienced difficulty in downloading my review of the Traffic Light System, so it is now available…

26 Apr: reLAKSation no 1173

Traffic Lights: According to iLAKS, salmon farmers in Production Area no 4 are hoping to return to court to challenge…

19 Apr: reLAKSation no 1172

Connections: The Norwegian Traffic Light System and the newly launched SEPA sea lice risk framework in Scotland are both designed…

12 Apr: reLAKSation no 1171

Poor: The Atlantic Salmon Trust, the organisation which claims to campaign for salmon using an evidence-led approach, recently published a…

05 Apr: reLAKSation no 1170

Foraging: I do find it puzzling when researchers from the Institute of Aquaculture advocate that consumers should eat wild caught…

29 Mar: reLAKSation no 1169

Informed: In the last issue of reLAKSation, I referenced the two SEPA information sessions on the new sea lice framework….

22 Mar: reLAKSation no 1168

SIWG 2: This week, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency held two information sessions on their new sea lice regulatory framework….

14 Mar: reLAKSation no 1167

Red rag: The total salmon catch from the Norwegian River Etne in Vestland expressed in kilograms from 1993 to 2023,…