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 The Scottish Salmon Company at Ardyne fish farm 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 This broad statement seems to have been withdrawn and/or accompanied with the caveat that they “would consider redeploying newer devices that were compliant with Marine Scotland and the US Marine Mammal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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Glenan Bay fish farm

Glenan Bay fish farm is operated by the Scottish Salmon Company who are members of the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation.  Clyde Porpoise surveyed Glenan Bay fish farm on 29/05/2021.  Contrary to SSPO statement released on 01/03/2021 our survey results indicate that Glenan Bay fish farm are still using Acoustic Deterrent Devices. The Loch Fyne area …

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