en keyboard_arrow_down
keyboard_arrow_left See all news

Recent News

18 Nov, 2021 /
Icefish
Looking into aquaculture’s crystal ball
It’s a big ask to request a prediction of the future, but in the Blue Economy discussi...
17 Nov, 2021 /
Icefish
Capelin boom
Capelin is booming in Iceland, but marketing and climate change remain challenges.
17 Nov, 2021 /
Icefish
No such thing as fish waste – everything has a use
Part of IceFish Connect, the Fish Waste for Profit Product Utilisation session brought t...
17 Nov, 2021 /
Grimsby Fish Market
Grimsby Fish Market Launches Buying App
Grimsby Fish Market is embracing digital technologies with the introduction of a new Buy...
16 Nov, 2021 /
Icefish
Tub manufacturer faces challenges and opportunities
Sæplast has been producing a range of tubs, boxes and other products in Dalvík and was...
29 Sep, 2014
keyboard_arrow_left See all news

Innovative bird dispersal system launched at IceFish

Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition exhibitor, Fuglavarnir, has launched numerous innovative bird dispersal solutions, which were showcased at IceFish last week.
Used, and constantly undergoing improvement, in the UK for over 20 years, Fuglavarnir's solutions are being used in Iceland to protect fishing vessels from flocks of unwanted birds as well as nesting birds.

The Scarecrow Bio Acoustic System broadcasts an alarm distress call which provides successful bird dispersal and helps protect birds.  Many systems have been tried and tested in Iceland in the past to try to alleviate this problem, including using string ties and shooting the birds.

Whilst this innovative solution has been used in the UK for the past 20 years, it has only recently been introduced into Iceland and already there has been a great deal of interest shown.
Processing. Please wait.
Loading...