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Best Shellfish 2017 / 2018 Winners!

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Biotoxin updates here

Aquaculture Growth to 2030 in Scotland

2030 vision

Cracking NEW website for 2017.


This is most useful tool for shellfish farmers.



Native Oysters

Native Oyster Workshop

Berlin, 1-3 Nov 2017

Current Activities and Future Perspectives. The meeting aims at building a network of oyster restoration experts and institutions around Europe with input from experiences and knowledge exchange around the world.


Please contact Henning von Nordheim for more details.

Passports for Brexit

BREXIT - Breaking News!


The Grower has learnt, that now Article 50 has been implemented and the process of leaving the EU has begun, all Shellfish movements in and out of Scotland will require passports.


Read more about it in The Grower, April 2017

Crown Estate Announces New Research for the Shellfish Sector.


The Crown Estate newly established Scotland Portfolio has announced funding for a project to consider the role of co-operative working between shellfish businesses to develop "critical mass" of operations within a sea loch or wider regions. Nick Lake has welcomed this continuing investment in the future of the Scottish shellfish cultivation sector and links to the Aquaculture Vision 2030 targets.


Download the document here - April 2017

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Loch Fyne Oysters recieve ASC standard for responsible farming of Blue mussels, the first company worldwide to do so.


Loch Fyne Oysters Ltd Managing Director Cameron Brown said, “We are very proud to be the first blue mussel farmer in the world to receive this certification from ASC, which is recognition of Loch Fyne Oysters dedication and hard work to provide ethically grown and environmentally friendly mussels to our customers around the globe."

Loch Fyne receive world-first Certification

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7th November 2017 - London Conference


Organised by the Operational Oceanography Special Interest Group of the IMarEST in association with the Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans.

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Congratulations to the winners of Scotland's Best Shellfish


Left to Right the winners are:


Richard Tait, Shetland Mussels Ltd. - Best Mussels

Judith Vajk, Caledonian Oysters Ltd. - Best Native Oysters

Craig Archibald, Islay Oysters, - Best Rock Oysters