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Fourth ISA case

Fourth ISA case

22/05/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

A fourth case of Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) was this week confirmed at a controlled site off the west coast of Shetland.Government officials announced they had found evidence of the virus on Wednesday evening.The site is owned by Hjaltland Seafarms Ltd, which also owns the other farms i... Read more...

Disease costs Grieg dearly

Disease costs Grieg dearly

15/05/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

The problems with infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) in Shetland cost the Norwegian multinational Grieg Seafoods over £810,000 in the first three months of the year.The company, which owns Hjaltland Seafarms, had to harvest salmon early and for a lower price from two sites due to the policy of cu... Read more...

Fish farm firms unite to combat disease

Fish farm firms unite to combat disease

13/04/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

Five fish farm companies operating in the zone hit by infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) are to co-ordinate their fish-growing from now on in a bid to rid the area of its disease and sea lice problems.The main consequence of signing an area management agreement for the south-west of Shetland will b... Read more...

Major salmon firms win help

Major salmon firms win help

03/04/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

By JOHN ROBERTSONThe Scottish Government has agreed to help the big Norwegian salmon companies in Shetland following last week’s outcry when it ruled out compensation for multi-million pound losses caused by its infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) restrictions.With no money on offer, the in... Read more...

Fall-out over salmon compensation

Fall-out over salmon compensation

27/03/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

By JOHN ROBERTSONA row has broken out after the Scottish government decided to compensate small companies hit by its regime for combating infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) in Shetland but offer nothing to multi-nationals which are losing millions of pounds due to the strict controls imposed.A... Read more...

Second ISA case confirmed

Second ISA case confirmed

06/02/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

By LOUISE THOMASONInvestigations into the source of the recent infectious salmon anaemia outbreak are to continue after a second case of the disease was confirmed on Friday at a fish farm off Scalloway.The site to the east of the isle of Papa is owned by Hjaltland Seafarms and the cages are exp... Read more...

ISA back to haunt fish farmers

ISA back to haunt fish farmers

09/01/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

By JOHN ROBERTSONTHE THREE salmon farm sites caught up in an infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) scare off Scalloway have been cleared of fish, raising hopes the disease will not wreak the havoc suffered in Shetland 10 years ago. However, there are 10 more sites off the south-west Mainland with fis... Read more...