Salmon farmers in anti-HPMA petition

Seafood Sector Leaders Launch Campaign

HPMAs are based on ‘scant scientific evidence’ and will put livelihoods at risk, say Scottish salmon farmers

Fishing communities across Scotland have joined forces to challenge the proposed ban on commercial activities in areas of coastal waters.

Seven organisations including trade body Salmon Scotland are petitioning the Scottish government to drop its plans for highly protected marine areas (HPMAs) which the ‘Seafood Coalition’ argues are based on scant evidence.

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