Wild salmon protection zones

A survey vessel on the west coast of Scotland with a salmon farm in the background

Source: SEPA

Protection zones on the west coast of Scotland will help safeguard the wild salmon population from sea lice

SEPA is identifying ‘protection zones’ on the west coast of Scotland to help safeguard populations of wild Atlantic salmon.

Fish farms can pose a risk to wild populations through the transfer of diseases and sea lice. 

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