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COAST Policy on Aquaculture

COAST supports aquaculture if it can be shown to be sustainable. We believe that shell fish farming such as mussel farming has far less impact than salmon farming and that land-based closed containment tanks are preferable to open cage fin fish farms at sea.

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Timeline of St Molios salmon farm

Click image below to see timeline of St Molios fishfarm in Lamlash Bay

 

Take Action

Please ask North Ayrshire Council to clearly advertise the SSC Scoping Request to widely consult and consider public opinion.

Download the suggested template letter and instructions here

You can also express your concerns to:

Roseanna.Cunningham.msp@parliament.scot (Environment Cab. Sec.),

Fergus.Ewing.msp@parliament.scot (Fisheries Cab. Sec.),

Kenneth.Gibson.msp@parliament.scot (MSP),

gibsonp@parliament.uk (MP),

timothybillings@north-ayshire.gov.uk and

ellenmcmaster@north-ayrshire.gov.uk (NAC Councillors)

If possible please copy in COAST (info@arrancoast.com)

Click image below to watch salmon story in pictures