Publication - Consultation analysis

Aquaculture - code of practice: consultation analysis report

Published: 21 Sep 2021
Marine Scotland Directorate
Part of:
Marine and fisheries

Summary of the analysis of responses submitted on the consultation on the draft aquaculture code of practice: containment of and prevention of escape of fish on fish farms in relation to marine mammal interactions.

Aquaculture - code of practice: consultation analysis report
5. Conclusions

5. Conclusions

The Scottish Government considered all 39 responses received in response to the consultation process. Support for introduction of the Code was high, with over 69% of respondents supporting its introduction. Only 15.4% of respondents expressed that they did not support introduction of the Code.

The concerns raised by respondents have been discussed and addressed within this report, and the Code and associated reporting documents have been amended in light of comments, where appropriate.