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Survey of Acoustic Deterrent Devices: EIR release

Published: 28 Oct 2021

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

28 Oct 2021
Survey of Acoustic Deterrent Devices: EIR release
FOI reference: FOI/202100241460
Date received: 22 Sep 2021
Date responded: 28 Sep 2021
Information requested

Marine Scotland has conducted a survey of the Acoustic Deterrent Devices (ADDs) in use at present on Scottish marine fish farms.

Can you please supply an electronic copy of the results of this survey, showing all the farms using ADDs and the types, number and specifications of the ADDs in use at each farm.


Attached are the survey results you requested. As you can see some of the companies provided standard answers rather than the detailed responses anticipated.

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