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More Salmon Research Equipment

The Atlantic Salmon Trust have installed submerged moorings in the Inner Hebrides and in the vicinity of Barra. The moorings hold acoustic transmitters and receivers for salmon movement research. The equipment will be removed by end July 2022.

These instruments are at least 10 metres below the sea surface so present no problem to navigation but some might be dredged up by an anchor. If you should be unlucky enoough to catch one (see photos in the downloads below), please do not throw it back into the water. Please retain it and contact to arrange collection.

More details on locations, structure and appearance are in the downloads below.

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