Scottish Sea Farms
Salmon firm takes legal action against activist who covertly enters fish farms to film
The seal was shot in the face last October at Wyre Marine Farm, Scapa Flow, which is run by Scottish Sea Farms, a company which farms salmon.
Fishing companies are hoping to "double" their catches of krill — tiny animals that sustain the Antarctic Ocean — to feed the fish farming industry.
Salmon farming companies in Scotland have been accused of exploiting “loopholes” to hide infestations of lice that cause suffering and harm wild fish.
Video allegations that fish farm pollution has damaged rare and beautiful wildlife are under investigation by two Scottish Government watchdogs.
The use of drugs at fish farms in Scotland has risen more than 50 times over the last six years.
The company that supplies Scottish farmed salmon to the retail giant, Marks and Spencer, has been officially reprimanded for misreporting toxic pesticide use.
The Scottish Government is paving the way for the multinational salmon farming industry to start using a toxic pesticide blamed for killing bees.
Salmon suffering at Scottish fish farms is “endemic” and in breach of animal cruelty law, according to an undercover investigation by animal welfare campaigners.