Background & Resources


Save Staffa Archipelago Petition


Atlantic Salmon Trust Salmon Farming in Scotland


Atlantic Salmon Trust Map of Scottish Salmon Farms


Argyll and Bute Planning Portal for Environmental Statement ref 12/01176/MFF


Blue Marine Foundation


GAAIA - Global Alliance Against Industrial Aquaculture


Rob Edwards Environmental News and Comment


Salmon & Trout Association's Stand up for Wild Salmon campaign


Salmon Farm Monitor


Scottish Salmon Company


Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation


Sea Shepherd UK


Seal Scotland


The International Experience


Farmed Salmon Exposed : The global reach of the Norwegian Salmon Farming Industry, PureSalmon, 2009.  Parts 1-4


Grinding Nemo : A film about fishmeal made by the Swedish Nature Conservation Society


Salmon Wars in Nova Scotia, 2010


Select Bibliography


Booth, C.G., Impacts of Commercial Aquaculture Acoustic Devices on harbour porpoises west of Scotland. Department of Biology. Scottish Oceans Institute. University of St Andrews., 2010

Buschmann, A.H, et al., Scientist Statement on the Aquaculture Industry’s Impact on Marine Ecology and Human Health, 2006

Costello, M.J., How sea lice from salmon farms may cause wild salmonid declines in Europe and North America and be a threat to fishes elsewhere. Proceedings of the Royal Society, July 2009.

Foran J.A. et al., Risk-Based Consumption Advice for Farmed Atlantic and Wild Pacific Salmon Contaminated with Dioxins and Dioxin-like Compounds, Environ Health Perspect., 2005

Ford, J.S., Myers, R.A., Global Assessment of Salmon Aquaculture Impacts on Wild Salmonids, LoS Biol 6(2) February 2008.

Hites, R.A. et al. Global Assessment of Organic Contaminants in Farmed Salmon. Science 303, 226-229 (2004)

Johnston, D. W., The Effect of Acoustic Harassment Devices on Harbour Porpoises (Phocoena Phocoena) in the Bay of Fundy, Canada. Biological Conservation, 108, 113 –118, 2002

Marine Scotland Science, Scottish Fish Farm Production Survey, 2010 Report, Scottish Government. (Cf. also earlier years of this survey).

Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation, Sustainability in Scottish Salmon Aquaculture, Key Components and Drivers, Thistle Environmental, 2008