River Tawd post stocking survey 1998

Wilson, D. (1998) River Tawd post stocking survey 1998. South Preston, UK, Environment Agency North West, 25pp.

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Abstract

The River Tawd is a tributary of the River Douglas catchment. The Tawd is approximately 8km in length from its source, to the south of Skelmersdale, to its confluence with the River Douglas at Snipe Hall farm. The aim of this study was to determine whether the water quality of the River Tawd had improved sufficiently to allow a mixed coarse fish population to establish itself on the river after the stocking of juvenile Roach (Rutilus rutilus), Dace (Leucisus leucisus) and Chub (Leucisus cephalus) in 1997. This report will consider the survival of the stocked fish. If the stocking was successful, other potential stocking sites will be recommended for future stocking with a view to developing the River Tawd fishery.

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: River Tawd post stocking survey 1998
Personal Creator/Author:
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Wilson, D.
Number of Pages: 25
Date: 1998
Publisher: Environment Agency North West
Place of Publication: South Preston, UK
Funders: Environment Agency Archives North West
Contact Email Address: dis@fba.org.uk
Issuing Agency: Environment Agency, UK (Freshwater Biological Association)
Uncontrolled Keywords: England; Ribble Catchment; Rivers; River fisheries; Rutilus rutilus; Leucisus leucisus; Leucisus cephalus; Survival; Stock assessment; Fishery surveys
Subjects: Ecology
Fisheries
Limnology
Item ID: 8037
Depositing User: Hardy B Schwamm
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2012 13:35
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2012 13:35
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/8037

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