Saturday, August 11, 2007

Great escape shows ban was pointless

Remember when they banned livebaiting in Scotland over claims it would prevent illegal fish transfers..?

Well the fish farming industry has again showed it's no slouch when it comes to spreading species, after an estimated 30,000 rainbow trout escaped from a fish farm.

Otters are being blamed for cutting holes in fish cages on Loch Earn, The Scotsman reports today.

The incident is the latest in a string of escapes from fish farms.

More here.