Tag: fish farms

15 fines, 1 enforcement order issued by ERA against tuna farm...

The Environment and Resource Authority (ERA) issued fifteen fines and one compliance and enforcement order against tuna farm operators in 2019, the...

Decomposed tuna heads spotted off St Thomas Bay

The Federation of Maltese Aquaculture Producers (FMAP) is categorically denying that the tuna heads that have appeared floating off St. Thomas Bay on Monday...

Residents fuming over ‘total inaction’ on anti-slime petition

Nicholai Abela on behalf of Stop the Slime and the author of the parliamentary petition in favour of protecting the marine environment and clean...

PD says Tuna industry lawless; supported by PN, PL

The Partit Demokratiku said that operators within the tuna industry are practically living lawlessly with support from both major political parties.The PD said that...

Photos: Fish farm slime distressing bathers

Slime seems to be on the increase in our Maltese bays as a number of swimmers took to social media to protest the dire state...

Herrera orders action against slime

The Environment and Resource Authority (ERA) and the Fisheries Department have been instructed to take action against those fish farms that are not abiding...

More slime; ERA invites public to report

Over the past few days a number of photos were circulated on social media documenting tuna slime which is yet again plaguing Maltese beaches. According to photos on Facebook, the incidents occurred in St Thomas Bay in Marsascala and in Sliema.