Huge herring spawning ground discovered in Wester Ross

A huge spawning ground for herring has been discovered near Gairloch in Wester Ross. The ground, thought to be around three square kilometres, was discovered by scallop divers who operate in the area. Scientists from Marine Scotland are examining egg samples from the site to try to identify their genetics. Overfishing has long been considered the main reason herring numbers fell sharply. But more recent research suggests climate change affecting plankton,, >click to read<20:22

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