Monthly Archives: October 2011

Survey to cast light on salmon caught by rods

For nearly 60 years Government scientists have collected data on salmon and sea trout caught round the Scottish coast, but not how many rods catch them. However, that information will now be gathered, a move welcomed by fish- farmers who … Continue reading

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Race to save the salmon

At the ‘Salmon Summit’ in La Rochelle, France, scientists confirmed that wild Atlantic salmon are dying at sea in alarming numbers.  Southern stocks including some in North America and Europe are threatened with extinction. The Atlantic salmon is a unique … Continue reading

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Scottish Government supports dialogue between wild and farmed fish groups

Scotland’s salmon farming industry and wild fish organisations have agreed to enter a facilitated discussion process to support the development of a positive way ahead for both sectors. Environment Minister Stewart Stevenson said: “Scotland is blessed with some of the … Continue reading

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