I joined the SAMARCH project in November 2018 as a PhD student at INRA, Rennes, France. Last year I completed my Master’s degree studying post fledging movements in the European metapopulation of Bearded Vultures using GPS data at the Centre
By Romain LÉCUYER This summer 2018, I’ve had the opportunity to work with the SAMARCH lab team based in the University of Exeter. As a French student, it was my first foreign experience dealing with fish genetics. That made me an
SAMARCH is beginning to unravel the mysteries of sea trout at sea. We have started to analyse the data from the four DST’s recovered this summer and have looked at the depth data recorded, below is a graph of a
I have recently arrived from Canada and started a PhD position with Bournemouth University and the Salmon and Trout Research Centre at GWCT as part of the SAMARCH project. Before moving to England, I lived in Iceland, where I completed
Watch our latest video which helps explain just what the SAMARCH project is all about.
This week we deployed two rotary screw traps (RST) into the upper Tamar catchment to catch sea trout kelts on their post spawning migration back to sea. The traps are currently anchored in the middle of pools ready to be
By Ossi Turunen, Bournemouth University I attended a Career Spotlight event at Bournemouth University on Monday 15th October to present my own experiences with the SAMARCH project and to meet new inspiring people. The event started with a keynote speaker
By Ossi Turunen, Bournemouth University Alongside tagging Atlantic salmon and brown trout one part of the project carried out by the SAMARCH team involves mapping out the type of habitat the fish are living in on certain long term river reaches.
BGM and Marie Wild filmed, in Rennes, the salmonids scale reading process, as well as the genetic analysis carried out from the DNA collected on the scales. Researchers from INRA (Rennes) were also interviewed. Soon, you will discover where salmonid
Normandie Grands Migrateurs et Bretagne Grands Migrateurs, with the help of a wildlife reporter, filmed sea trout capture on the Touques, scale sampling and fishes’ release. Interviews of BGM and NGM explaining the objectives of SAMARCH program and the importance