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Title: Grand Union canal (Aylesbury arm) fisheries survey 1992
Author: A. Killingbeck
Document Type: Monograph
The GUC (Aylesbury Arm) was surveyed between February and April 1992. All of the Aylesbury Arm is E.C. designated cyprinid fishery. Excellent fish populations were found in both Red House and Oakfield pounds exceeding the target biomass. It is likely that these populations have been increased as a result of dewaterings in the upper pounds of the canal. The final pound including the Aylesbury Basin produced few fish, however results were not quantitative due to poor electrofishing efficiency. Water quality and habitat were generally poorer in the final two pounds due to the effects of urbanisation (surface water run-off, artificial banks, litter).
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1992
Publication Place: [Bristol]
Subject Keywords: FisheriesCanalsPondsSurveys
Geographic Keywords: Grand Union CanalAylesburyThame and South Chilterns catchment
Taxonomic Keywords: Cyprinidae
Extent: 17; + appendices
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