Duisk Water Juvenile Salmon Monitoring

Yesterday we were on the Duisk (Stinchar catchment) continuing with the Government surveys. Despite the rain we got another couple completed with reasonable numbers of juvenile salmonids recorded at both sites. The heavy afternoon and overnight rain has swept away (pun intended) any chance of getting out and about today but with any luck we will complete these surveys by the end of the week. Helen and Stuart measure and ID the catch from the upper Duisk site. Taking scales, lengths and genetic samples from salmon parr is time consuming and recording in the rain is a pain as the…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – Duisk Water Juvenile Salmon Monitoring