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The fish will soon be covered by a protected geographical indication (PGI), meaning it has a particular quality attributable to its region of origin.

It means salmon caught in other countries cannot be packaged, sold or advertised as Scottish wild salmon.

The ruling by the European Commission comes into effect in 20 days.

Food and drink such as gorgonzola, camembert, Melton Mowbray pork pies, Somerset cider brandy and champagne can only be labelled as such if they come from the designated region where they take their name.

To receive PGI status, an entire product must be traditionally and at least partially manufactured within the specific region to acquire its unique properties.

Scottish farmed salmon was awarded PGI status in 2004.

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