Doon hatchery stocking

The Doon DSFB asked for our assistance to stock some of their fry out in the upper catchment. While we remain unconvinced of the results and real benefits of of hatchery stocking, there can at times be justification for it and if it’s done properly, should hopefully this brings some beneficial results. A tank full of 13,500 salmon alevins Around 200 alevins in a bucket and ready to be stocked into their new habitat As these fish were still on the yolk sack, they are alevins and have had limited conditioning in the hatchery. Hopefully they will survive in the…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Doon hatchery stocking