Clean waterways with healthy fish populations are good news for marinas and the boating industry. Around 70% of boats are used for recreational fishing, so making sure we have clean water and plenty of fish will contribute to the ongoing appeal of boating and fishing.
Marinas provide a range of services to their boating and fishing customers. Some of these have the potential to affect fish and their habitats in undesirable ways. However, there are many things marina operators can do to be more fish friendly.