World Fish Migration Day 2016

The World Fish Migration Foundation is a proud Manager and Coordinator of World Fish Migration Day 2016!


World Fish Migration Day 2016 was a great succes. On the Kick-off celebration in Washington DC New Zealand officially started the celebrations with a movie of activities in their region. In total 450 events were organised in 63 countries by some 2000 participating organisations. The WFMD team along with the help of 63 supporting organisations and participants ensured extensive coverage in media and on social media. Media outings included articles in national newspapers and on internet as well as items on several radio and television programs. Over 70 million people were reached!

Participating organisations hosted a variety of events, varying from kayak trips and boats trips to dam removals, openings of fishways, school trips, conferences, and many more. These attracted large numbers of visitors. 

Download the report here and read all about World Fish Migration Day 2016


Join in the Celebrations!!

On behalf of the World Fish Migration Platform, WFMF invites you to join in the celebrations for World Fish Migration Day by organizing an event with your organization on World Fish Migration Day 2018. For more information please visit the WFMDwebsite. If you would like to be part of this great event, you can register your event at:

Without support and sponsorships WFMD would not be possible! If you would like to become a Supporter or Sponsor of the WFMD, please feel free to contact us.  We will be proud to have you onboard:

If you know of people in your network who will be interested in hosting an event, please feel free to share this information with them. 

If you have any further questions or would like to know more, please don’t hesitate to contact us


Location Global
Date May 21, 2016
Category International
Organisation World Fish Migration Platform