As the body responsible for the leasing of Scotland’s seabed and around half the foreshore, Crown Estate Scotland currently leases around 750 sites for finish and shellfish farming.
Wild salmon, caught by rod, has registered the third lowest numbers on record.
Farmed Salmon: A Growth Industry Outpacing Planning
Farmed salmon is Scotland’s number 1 food export and according to the industry, directly employs 12,000 workers
‘Welfare Dilemna’ Over Licensed Shooting of Seals in Scotland
A film has been made by Lizzie Daly a leading wildlife biologist and BBC presenter – ‘Silent Slaughter: The Shooting of Scotland’s Seals’