Anglers in Wales asked to release all salmon to save stocks (BBC)

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Anglers in Wales have been asked to release all the salmon they catch in a bid to conserve fish stocks.

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) made the “urgent” request and described the number of salmon in Welsh rivers as “cause for serious concern”.

Habitat damage, pollution and illegal exploitation have put additional pressures on fish stocks, it said.

Dave Mee, senior fisheries advisor for NRW, said the survival of salmon at sea was at an “historic low”.

Read More: BBC Website.