United Kingdom: ‘Farms’ plan to save threatened wild salmon stocks

Scotsman: WILD Atlantic salmon "farms" are being set up in northern Scotland to help save the King of Fish from the effects of global warming on their breeding grounds. Experts fear that climate change is leading to a rise in severe winter river spates which are washing away the gravel beds - redds - in which salmon and sea trout lay eggs and wrecking the efforts of conservationists to restore the country's wild stocks. Fisheries are now introducing breeding programmes in which wild salmon are ......

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