• Deenish Island – Salmon Watch Ireland Submission – ALAB

    SALMON Watch Ireland wishes to make the following submission in relation to the above appeal by Comhlucht Iascaireachta Fanad Teoranta (MOWI Ireland), Fanad Fisheries, Kindrum, Fanad, Letterkenny Co Donegal. Firstly Salmon Watch Ireland would like to endorse the ministerial decision under the Provisions of Section 68(1) and Section 19(a) 4 of the Fisheries (Amendment) Act […]

  • Sea Lice Ireland – Erriff River Study

    The long term study of sea lice in Ireland by Inland Fisheries Ireland has definitively linked a reduction of up to 50% in returning adult salmon to high levels of lice infestation of farmed salmon in Killary Harbour. This is a real breakthrough in that it is probably the first study to illustrate that fish […]

  • Marine Harvest – Smolts or Not

    Smolt overstocking by Marine Harvest Hereunder find documentation regarding the gross over stocking of a smolt hatchery by Marine Harvest and an incredible situation where Marine Harvest over stocked Inishfanard salmon farm (Cork) by an incredible 400,000 smolts. The argument in regard to the Inishfanard site is that Marine Harvest did not agree that fish […]

  • Scottish Salmon Farming and its Environmental Impacts

    This review is a very important element in understanding the impacts of salmon farming in Scotland and is certainly important in the ongoing debate surrounding aquaculture in Ireland. It is a lengthy document but is fairly comprehensive and deserves scrutiny by concerned anglers and conservationists. Scottish Salmon Farming and its Environmental Impacts