Controls over wild wrasse harvesting imposed By Robert Outram – 1st December 2020 Fish Farmer ‘The Scottish Government has announced mandatory controls over the harvesting of wild wrasse for managing sea lice in the salmon farming industry. Fishers will have to meet certain criteria, show they have an appropriate relationship with an aquaculture business and have a proven […]

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The Fisheries Bill receives Royal Assent after 10 months in Parliament. The UK’s first major domestic fisheries legislation in nearly 40 years passed into law. The Fisheries Act 2020 gives the UK full control of its fishing waters for the first time since 1973. The Fisheries Act will enable the UK to control who fishes […]

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