The fish community of Loch Lomond, Scotland: its history and rapidly changing status

@article{Adams2004TheFC,
  title={The fish community of Loch Lomond, Scotland: its history and rapidly changing status},
  author={Colin E. Adams},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={290},
  pages={91-102}
}
  • C. Adams
  • Published 1 September 1994
  • Environmental Science
  • Hydrobiologia
The fish community of Loch Lomond is of national importance. Its diversity of species and rare populations of powan (Coregonus lavaretus) and freshwater feeding river lampreys (Lampetra fluviatilis) warrant high conservation status. It is also of value for its sport fisheries for sea-trout (Salmo trutta), salmon (Salmo salar) and pike (Esox lucius). Historical records demonstrate that the species composition of the fish community has remained stable over a very long period until recently when a… 
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