Ever wondered why the flesh of salmon is pink, how many fish are exported, or what medicines the sector use? This area of the site will hopefully give you the answer to most of your questions. If there’s anything you can’t find do get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.

What is it?

A thermolicer is a mechanical removal treatment used to treat sea lice on farmed salmon.

Why is it used?…

FEAP is the Federation of European Aquaculture Producers. The Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) is one of its 22 members.

ISFA is the International Salmon Farmers Association. It is an umbrella organization comprised of national and regional associations from around…

What is it?

Emamectin benzoate is the active ingredient in a veterinary medicine, prescribed to treat sea lice. It is a an avermectin…

What is it?

Deltamethrin is the active ingredient in a veterinary medicine, prescribed to treat sea lice. It is a synthetic pyrethroid…

Sea lice are naturally occurring ectoparasitic copepods which can affect both wild and farmed fish populations. They are tiny, translucent fish…