Tay District Salmon Fisheries Board

Protecting and Improving The Tay System

  • breeding fish
  • smolt
  • salmon returning

SALMO SALAR LIFE CYCLE & THREATS

Salmon Life Cycles:

Salmon Life Threats:

Many factors have a detrimental effect on salmon numbers, especially at the present time when many pressure are increasing. Below are the more important factors. Marine threats are believed to account for the vast majority of salmon loss and are still not clearly understood. Within the Tay system hydro is the most detrimental factors on salmon migration. We are fortunate not to have salmon fish farmings (parasites and pollution) or coastal and estuary netting).

 

HydroScheme