Rustam Sagitov*, Sergey Titov**, Tatjana Trofimova***
*St.Petersburg State University, **State Fisheries Research Institute, ***SPCPO “Biologists for nature Conservation”Baltic trout populations have low density in the rivers that flow from Finland to Russia and meet the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea because of lack of suitable habitats and pressure of illegal fishing. Trout (Salmo trutta Linnaeus, 1758) is included into the Red Data Book of Russian Federation as rare species considering protection and the only one trout population with wild, natural origin was found in the transboundary rivers Tchornaja and Malinovka.
|Gladyshevka photo by S. Mikhelson|
|Tagged trout photo by P. Haimi|