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PhD offer to help track marine sea lice

Research at SAMS will help inform fish farmers of sea lice movement
Research at SAMS will help inform fish farmers of sea lice movement
PhD offer to help track marine sea lice

A new PhD project at SAMS will investigate sea lice populations off the west coast of Scotland and help forecast their movement and abundance. The project is one of four announced by the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) at this week’s Aquaculture UK event in Aviemore. SAIC said it was funding the four positions - the first time it has done so – in order to tackle areas of priority research in the industry.

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SAMS outreach officer Helen McNeill and David Henderson, a port assistant with competition sponsor CalMac, have their pens poised ahead of the Festival of the Sea writing competition.

Tue, May 15, '18

Get scribbling for festival competition

Budding writers encouraged to seek environmental inspiration

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Robotics technician Colin Abernethy prepares the Gavia AUV 'Freya' ahead of a launch from the RV Helmer Hanssen. Photo: Michael O. Snyder

Mon, Apr 23, '18

Arctic explorers return to the Barents Sea

Sunnier northern skies await Arctic PRIZE scientists

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