National Electrofishing Monitoring

As many readers will be aware, MSS were criticised by biologists around the country for not having included local electrofishing data into the decision making process when determining Conservation status and the subsequent Conservation Measures for salmon rivers in Scotland. There were reasons whey MSS felt they couldn’t include ours and other’s data but at least now they have come up with a strategy that will take local fish populations into consideration. A Government picked site on the upper Ayr. We’ve know for years that this area is impacted and productivity limited due to enriched mine water discharges and groundwater…

Source: Ayshire River Trust – National Electrofishing Monitoring