James joined Sunderland Marine as a Risk Management Surveyor in 2013. Previous industry experience includes three years at a freshwater production facility in Scotland undertaking all aspects of smolt production, and four years as a Biologist with Meridian Salmon. Based in Orkney and part of a Health Team covering Orkney, Shetland and mainland Scotland, James undertook health monitoring across all sites for Meridian. This included lice counts, gill scores for AGD analysis, vaccination audits, monitoring routine husbandry operations for health and welfare issues and also health training for site staff. James advised on and monitored any treatments.
James has a BSc (Hons) from the Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling completing a final year project entitled “Investigation of non-visual communication between different male morphotypes of giant freshwater prawns, Macrobrachium rosenbergii".
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