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The Ecolgy of Young Stages of Salmonid fish and the Implications for Practical River Management - SF0205

R&D Summary Objectives:- Conduct base-line studies on Welsh sea trout populations to establish how populations and water quality and quantity change during afforestation. Key customer purpose:- Provide guidelines to advise farmers and foresters on how best to preserve rivers and fauna during afforestation.
1. Collection of routine census data for a further 3 years. This would give 9 years in all and this gives reasonable coverage of year upon year variations. 2. Process the data and present in two forms: (a) A brief paper in a scientific journal which describes the work and results briefly and refers to the detailed documentation. (b) Detailed listings of results and methods of data processing, to be deposited in an accessible place of safe keeping (e.g. IFE library) for use in 10 or 20 years time, after development of the forest. 1
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1990

To: 1994

Cost: £244,495
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Natural Environment Research Council
Fields of Study
Freshwater Fisheries