25th July 2016
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New member of staff joins team at NAFC Marine Centre

• Blažka Smiljanič will liaise closely with the Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group

• Slovenian has a degree in Biotechnology from University of Ljubljana

• MSc thesis investigated thermo-tolerance in two species of mussels

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ST16-31 smiljanic-K2000

‘Thermolicer’ makes a bid to tackle salmon farm scourge

• New £4 million machine will be the first of its kind to be used in Scotland

• Innovative system has already been used successfully in Norway

• SSF produces around a quarter of Shetland’s farmed salmon

 

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A scale model of the thermolicer.
A scale model of the thermolicer.

Latest orca drama captured in Quendale Bay

  • Seal makes narrow escape from killer!
  • Pod of orcas was patrolling Quendale Bay
  • Slice of nature in the raw was seen by crowd
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Possibly mother and child in Quendale Bay on Tuesday evening. Photo: Kevin Jones
Possibly mother and child in Quendale Bay on Tuesday evening. Photo: Kevin Jones

Three years jail for man who permanently injured victim

• Damian Hunt admitted punching a man on the head to his disfigurement

• Assault took place after fall-out with woman at party in Yell in May

• Hunt was previously jailed for 57 months in 2011 for his part in assaulting a man who was left ‘permanently impaired’

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Lerwick Sheriff Court
Lerwick Sheriff Court

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