Monthly Archives: August 2011

Pacific salmon species caught in Tweed District

A male Pink Salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) was caught in nets in the Tweed District on 2nd August. Male Pink Salmon are particularly distinctive as they develop a very prominent hump in front of the dorsal fin as well as a … Continue reading

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Concern over demands by Greenland’s Inuit fishermen to resume commercial salmon fishing.

Greenland’s Inuit fishermen are pressing hard to be allowed to catch fish on a commercial scale sparking concerns over the potential impact on Scotland’s salmon rivers. The Greenland government may now bow to pressure to opt out of the North … Continue reading

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