Aquaculture is an increasingly important food sector for Scotland, producing the country's most valuable food export.

Stretching up Scotland's west coast to the islands of Orkney and Shetland salmon farming is the heartbeat of many remote, rural communities. Supporting thousands of families with well-paid jobs aquaculture offers young people the chance to carve out careers in their own communities.

To help educate and inform students, Marine Scotland have created a number of fantastic educational resources:

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Click here for more information about salmon as a healthy, responsible protein source.

Click for more information on the sector's 2018 environmental compliance.

Click for more information on 2019 Scottish salmon exports

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Aquaculture is an increasingly important food sector for Scotland, producing the country's most valuable food export.

Stretching up…

Meet Noelia Rodriguez, a freshwater Fish Health and Welfare Manager with Scottish Sea Farms.

Meet Julius Garrett, a Lead maintenance engineer with Cooke Aquaculture Scotland.