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Investigating the influences of habitat on European eel (Anguila anguilla) production in England and Wales - SF0249

Summary Objective:

Determine and compare the population structure and relative production of eels from different habitats across river basins; Investigate relationships between habitat and eel production in order to inform the transport of models from data-rich to data-poor river basins.

Key Customer Purpose:

Further our understanding of the relationship between habitat and eel production in England and Wales, to support Defra’s responsibility for the assessment and management of eel populations by improving our ability to model eel production across river basins and transporting the model application from data-rich to data-poor basins.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2007

To: 2013

Cost: £475,126
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Sea Fish Stocks              
Stock Assessment              
Stock Conservation              
Fields of Study
Freshwater Fisheries