A celebration of the salmon – king of fish

The Atlantic Salmon is Scotland’s most iconic fish and the journey it makes from its native rivers to the ocean and back again is one of nature’s greatest stories.

But the salmon faces an uncertain future and, to mark the International Year of Salmon, Macduff Marine Aquarium is joining up with the Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Trust this summer to host two events celebrating the King of Fish.

Over their lifetime, salmon migrate thousands of kilometres from upland Scottish streams to the seas off Greenland and back to the same river they started from.

For thousands of years, these remarkable fish have shaped the lives of people as they journeyed to and from their breeding grounds.

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