Clyde’s fish stocks start to recover – with a different fish than before

Clyde’s fish stocks start to recover – with a different fish than before

Banning fishing does not mean populations simply bounce back, as scientists found off Scotland’s west coast

The closure of the Clyde fishery has led to the recovery of marine species – but not the same species as lived there before, according to a report.

Published in the journal Current Biology, the paper found the marine ecosystem of west Scotland’s Clyde Sea shows signs of recovery after a reduction in fishing pressure, but with sprat now the dominant species instead of herring.

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