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Sea lice information, lice levels exceeding threshold of 3 or 8 lice per fish: EIR release

Published: 29 Nov 2018

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

Published:
29 Nov 2018
Sea lice information, lice levels exceeding threshold of 3 or 8 lice per fish: EIR release
FOI reference: FOI/18/03237
Date received: 5 November 2018
Date responded: 28 November 2018
 
Information requested
 

You asked for:

  • full details of any notification made to Marine Scotland or the Fish Health Inspectorate by any farms exceeding the trigger levels of 3 or 8 respectively, covering the period 17th September  to today‚Äôs date;
  • copies of all site specific escalation action plans submitted to Marine Scotland or the Fish Health Inspectorate since 17th September  2018 (please note this is a request for the actual documents provided);
  • full details of all site specific escalation action plans provided to Marine Scotland or the Fish Health Inspectorate since 17th September  2018 (similarly, please note this is a request for the actual documents provided);
  • any increased monitoring plans and data produced, with full details of any intervention carried out, at any farms that have reported sea lice levels over the 3 and 8 triggers, since 17th  September  2018;
  • full details of any warning letters, notice or enforcement action taken since 17th  September  2018; and
  • full details of any early harvest and / or cull of farmed fish undertaken as a result of the new policy at any farm that has reported sea lice levels over 3 and 8 at any stage in 2018.
Response
Please find enclosed a copy of the information that you have requested.
 
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