Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie Fisheries Trust have teamed up with Atlantic Salmon Trust to investigate decline in species in Scottish waters

Several Fisheries Management Scotland members are collaborating with the Atlantic Salmon Trust as part of the Moray Firth tracking project – read more in the Northern Scot article below.

A local environmental group is part of a project to save salmon from extinction in the area’s rivers.

For every 100 young salmon that go to sea, only five return as adults.

And the numbers are dropping so dramatically that, at the current rate, the wild Atlantic salmon could disappear by the middle of the century.

Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie Fisheries Trust (FNLFT) has partnered up with the Atlantic Salmon Trust (AST) to work for the future of the species.

The Atlantic Salmon Trust is now in the middle of a three-year research project in Moray.

From April 13 to May 2, 2019, a total of 100 salmon smolts were tagged with acoustic devices.

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