The number of annual inspections of sites regulated by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency fell by a quarter over the last five years, prompting concerns about pollution.
The oceans are being “plundered” for fish to feed farmed salmon in Scotland and around the world, according to a new report.
At least nine million fish have been killed by diseases, botched treatments, poor handling and other problems at salmon farms around Scotland since 2016.
A leading Scottish salmon farming company has stopped branding its business as “sustainable”, according to the UK advertising watchdog.
The use of cleaner fish on Scottish salmon farms as a treatment for sea lice should be suspended due to serious welfare issues, according to a report by animal rights campaigners.
Scotland's fish farming industry must bow to tougher environmental regulation if wants to expand, a committee of MSPs has concluded.
Pollution from fish farm pesticides is more widespread than thought and is harming marine wildlife, according to the Scottish Government’s green watchdog.
One of Scotland’s most senior fish farm watchdogs has quit to join the fish farming industry, prompting concerns about the effectiveness of environmental regulation.
Two fish farming companies tried to block publication of graphic images of their damaged salmon, according to emails released by the Scottish Government.