Chapter 7. Progress in Ending Mixed-Stock Interceptory Fisheries: United Kingdom

  1. Derek Mills MSc, PhD, FIFM, FLS
  1. A. Whitehead

Published Online: 20 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995495.ch7

Salmon at the Edge

Salmon at the Edge

How to Cite

Whitehead, A. (2003) Progress in Ending Mixed-Stock Interceptory Fisheries: United Kingdom, in Salmon at the Edge (ed D. Mills), Blackwell Science Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995495.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Atlantic Salmon Trust

Author Information

  1. North Atlantic Salmon Fund (UK), Cleish, Kinrosshire, KY13 OLN, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 7 JUL 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064571

Online ISBN: 9780470995495



  • interceptory fisheries;
  • United Kingdom;
  • north atlantic salmon fund;
  • net fishery;
  • wild fish stocks



This chapter contains sections titled:

  • An account is given of the origins of proposals to close all mixed-stock salmon net fisheries around the coast of the UK and of the lobbying by the North Atlantic Salmon Fund (NASF)(UK) and the government response and funding. The northeast coast drift-net fishery and its effects on wild fish stocks are described. A summary of negotiations to date is given and the cost of funding and the choices faced by NASF(UK).