"Sea Lice ‘Threaten Scottish Wild Salmon’"

"Wild salmon will become as rare in Scotland as the giant pandas in Edinburgh Zoo because they are being threatened by sea lice, according to magazine Country Life."

"The magazine said the expansion of Scottish fish farms to meet the demand in China and elsewhere “threatens the future of the majestic wild fish”.

The Scottish Government plans to increase salmon farming production by 50 per cent by 2020, despite concerns that sea lice from fish farms are threatening the health of wild fish, including wild salmon."

Claire Gardner reports for the Scotsman February 3, 2014.

Source: Scotsman, 02/03/2014