Scottish Fish Farm Production Survey 2014
This report is based on the returns of an annual survey questionnaire sent to all active authorised fish farming businesses in Scotland.
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Appendix 2 Glossary and Abbreviations
Fish farms in a production growing cycle which may contain stock or be fallow.
Young fish, at stage from hatching to end of dependence on yolk sacs as primary source of nutrition.
Disease control measures in accordance with The Aquatic Animal Health(Scotland) Regulations 2009.
Adult fish held until maturation for breeding purposes.
Fish with the normal two sets of chromosomes.
European Economic Area.
European Free Trade Association.
Enteric redmouth disease.
Fish egg(s) at the stage of development when the heavily pigmented eyes of the embryo are sufficiently developed to be clearly visible.
Fish farm having no stock, but still part of a growing cycle.
A term commonly applied to young stages of salmonid fish.
The life stage of a young salmon from independence of the yolk sac as the primary source of nutrition to dispersal from the redd.
Salmon harvested between 1 st January and 31 st August after one winter at sea.
Within the body cavity.
Infectious pancreatic necrosis.
A site which is active, may be stocked with fish, but has produced no fish for harvest during the specified year.
Farm producing fish for the table market.
Fish in their first year of life.
Marine Scotland Science.
Young salmon at stage from dispersal from redd to migration as a smolt.
Alteration of the daylight regime.
Salmon harvested between 1 st September and 31 st December after one winter at sea.
Concrete or brick channels used for farming fish.
Salmon or sea trout smolting at approximately six months from hatch (usually by photoperiod and/or temperature manipulation).
Salmon or sea trout smolting at approximately one year from hatch.
Salmon or sea trout smolting at approximately 18 months from hatch.
Salmon or sea trout smolting at approximately two years from hatch.
Fully silvered juvenile salmon ready to be transferred or to migrate to sea.
Country outside the EU.
Genetically modified fish that have three sets of chromosomes instead of two.
Fish hatched or put to sea in a given year.
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