What’s happening with Scotland’s wild fish?

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Scotland Overview


Scottish salmon and sea trout face many threats. S&TC Scotland is the only independent campaigning organisation in Scotland working to protect them.

Declining wild fish runs

atlantic salmon

Fish that returned from their ocean migrations in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s had to negotiate their way past a profusion of coastal and estuary nets which could easily kill up to 500,000 salmon and grilse annually (and that was just the declared catch).

What is happening with Scotland's wild fish?


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