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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...

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...