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Region:    UK and Ireland

Assessment of evidence that fish farming impacts tourism in Scotland UK

Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum (SARF) - Project Dates:
January 2008 - January 2009

Description of Project:
This study independently assessed whether there is any evidence to support the contention
that aquaculture has an impact on tourism in Scotland and, if so, to define the scope and scale of
such impact in recognised social and economic terms. The report is available at:

Services Provided:
Poseidon provided aquaculture expertise & socio-economic inputs, including the design and undertaking of a tourism business survey exploring interactions between the aquaculture and tourism sectors.