Silt and other issues affecting productivity

Our electrofishing season is all but over thankfully, as the injuries are stacking up and some older members of the team are feeling a bit tired. Age is a terrible affliction but with it comes experience so I do feel it has advantages (which I keep reminding my more youthful colleagues). Due to drought conditions across Ayrshire we started our surveys almost a month later than usual rather than stress any fish that may already have been stressed due to high water temperatures and low oxygen levels. Consequently we have over run by a few weeks although this won’t affect…

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