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Title: Torridge river quality and fishery status : Interim report (152/2/SW)
Author: I. Naismith
Author: S. Wills
Document Type: Monograph
This report describes the work undertaken during the first year (1 April 1990 to 1 March 1991) under NRA Project Reference N D2/152. The project aims are to determine what effects land use change and other environmental factors have on salmonid fisheries, to identify mechanisms and quantify effects. Recommendations will be produced for the future management of salmon and trout stocks in rivers where land use change occurs. The work has concentrated on the basic characterisation of land use, water quality and the status of salmonid stocks, involving: the selection of five study sub-catchments; installation of continuous water quality monitoring equipment; automatic sampling of flow events; a juvenile salmonid survey; identification of land uses; and the development of in situ ecotoxicology experiments.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1991
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: RiversSalmon fisheriesLand useEnvironmental managementFishes
Geographic Keywords: Torridge
Extent: 145
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