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.

Watch this short video to discover the people behind Scotland’s number one food export. See our farmers busy at work and get a flavour of some of…

Leaving a site fallow at the end of a production cycle is a proven tool in fish health and sea lice management.

All production…

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…