Numbers of wild Atlantic salmon returning to Scotland have declined over the last four decades by around 40%. A new £500k study will investigate possible causes such as pollution and climate change.
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Scotland’s salmon farmers have set up a £1.5 million fund for projects tackling the fall of wild salmon and sea trout stocks in Scottish rivers
Lochaber Fisheries Trust will spend its £19,600 on funding the implementation of juvenile surveys, which will assess fish densities and genetic diversity in eight local rivers.
Campaigners call for public warnings when farmed fish escape into the wild.