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Our Seas Press Release – Clyde Cod ‘Closure’

For Cod’s sake Scottish Government – Protection must mean protection. The Scottish Government’s biannual review of ‘protective measures’ for Clyde cod stocks have come under fire from campaigners as offering no protection from the activities most likely to harm their spawning grounds.  An area of the Firth of Clyde is temporarily closed every year so …

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THE WILD OYSTER PROJECT – PROJECT ASSISTANT – JOB DESCRIPTION

  Project overview The Wild Oysters Project is a national oyster restoration initiative, developed by ZSL (Zoological Society of London), BLUE (Blue Marine Foundation) and British Marine, funded by the Postcode Dream Trust and delivered locally by Clyde Porpoise CIC. The three-year project started in June 2020, aiming to restore Britain’s seas to health through the restoration …

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A comparison of Acoustic Deterrents Devices used by fish farms on the Clyde

The Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) released a statement that “There are currently no ADDs being used on Scottish fish farms”. This broad statement seems to have been withdrawn and/or accompanied with the caveat that they “would consider redeploying newer devices that were compliant with Marine Scotland and the US Marine Mammal Protection Act”. The …

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East Tarbert Bay fish farm

East Tarbert Bay fish farm is operated by the Scottish Salmon Company who are members of the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation.  Clyde Porpoise surveyed  East Tarbert Bay fish farm on 04/06/2021.  Contrary to SSPO statement released on 01/03/2021 our survey results indicate that East Tarbert Bay fish farm are still using Acoustic Deterrent Devices. Gigha …

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