19th September 2018
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Posts tagged with mussel farming

Over the side is not over

Over the side is not over

I open this with a question. Of all of you good people who took part in the Voar Redd Up this year did you notice a new type of waste coving our shores?I am referring to the black plastic spikes used by the mussel industry to split the ropes open. Is there a better way to split these ropes? Coul... Read more...

Mussel tour

Mussel tour

05/12/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

MEMBERS of Shetland Islands Tourist Guides Association were given a real taste of the mussel industry last week, when they braved the wintry weather to attend an event hosted by Walls-based North Atlantic Shellfish.The aim of the visit was to help broaden tourist guides’ knowledge of mussel farm... Read more...

Mussel farm told to curb its plans

Mussel farm told to curb its plans

03/10/2008, by in Fishing & Sea

A WEST Side mussel farm company which operated farms with longer lines than it should have done because of a seabed lease issued by the Crown Estate was told to curb its plans this week.Si Seafarms applied to the SIC’s planning board for retrospective permission to use lines 175 metres long at t... Read more...