The Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards 2018 shortlist: 

Aquaculture Seafood Product of the Year

  • M&S Scottish Lochmuir Beetroot & Vodka Speybay Oak Smoked Salmon, Scottish Sea Farms
  • Native Hebridean Farmed Salmon, The Scottish Salmon Company
  • Moules Frites, Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group Ltd.
  • Wester Ross Sashimi Grade Salmon, Wester Ross Fisheries Ltd.
Finfish Farm Manager of the Year
  • Robert Wyvill, Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd.
  • Sarah Last, Scottish Sea Farms
  • Sean Anderson, Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd.
  • Paul Featherstone, Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd.
Shellfish Farm Manager of the Year
  • Carly Daniels, National Lobster Hatchery
  • Will Hancock, Fowey Shellfish Company Ltd.
  •  Robert Lamont, Loch Ryan Oyster Fishery Company Ltd.
Aquaculture Supplier of the Year
  • Ace Aquatec
  • NAFC Marine Centre, University of the Highlands & Islands
  • Inverlussa Marine Services
  • KVA group Scotland
Business Development Award
  • AKVA group Scotland
  • Scottish Sea Farms
  • Nutrition Analytical Service (NAS), Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling
Community Initiative Award
  • The Scottish Salmon Company – Community Fund
  • Loch Ryan Oyster Fishery Company Ltd – Stranraer Oyster Festival
  • Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd – Isle of Rum development initiative
  • Scottish Sea Farms – Heart of the Community Trust, funding on Orkney
Rising Star Award
  • Lynne Frame, Scottish Sea Farms
  • Scott MacKay, AKVA group Scotland
  • Barbora Gaborova, Wester Ross Fisheries
  • Kurk Jones, Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd.
Outstanding Contribution to Industry
  • Stuart Cannon, Kames Fish Farming
  • Stewart Graham, Gael Force Group
  • Steve Bracken, Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd.
  • Scott Landsburgh, Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation
Stewardship & Sustainability Award
  • Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd. – Helping to restore wild salmon stocks
  • Loch Fyne Oysters Limited – ASC-certified Hebridean mussels
  • National Lobster Hatchery – Lobster Grower 2
  • Scottish Sea Farms – a series of environmental improvements
Innovation Award
  • Playtime – environmental enrichment in a salmon hatchery – Loch Duart
  • Lobster Grower 2 – lobster on-growing system – National Lobster Hatchery
  • Enviro Nets for circular pens, as a means to tackle gill health issues, Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd.
  • Pre-pump, in-water electric stunner, Ace Aquatec


Aquaculture Awards


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