18 May 2023

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Galway public urged to report sightings of Pacific pink salmon in rivers

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Galway public urged to report sightings of Pacific pink salmon in rivers

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Inland Fisheries Ireland is urging the public in Galway to report sightings of Pacific pink salmon over the coming months.

It says this non-native species has unexpectedly appeared in unprecedented numbers in rivers nationwide.

IFI adds they potentially pose a competitive threat to the survival of our native species.

Anyone who spots one is being asked to take a photo, record the length and weight, and report it immediately.

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