Save Bantry Bay (SBB) has republished a controversial report commissioned by the Minister of the Marine which states that until the precise nature of the relationship between sea lice and sea trout is understood ‘a precautionary approach dictates that it would be prudent to avoid siting new fish farms or increased salmon farm production… within 20km of a sea trout river mouth’. A recommendation that is far from followed today, says the group.
The Fish Site News, 23/04/12. Read full article ‘Report Calls for Fish Farms to be Sited Offshore‘.