Alongside tagging Atlantic salmon and brown trout one part of the project carried out by the SAMARCH-team involves mapping out the type of the habitat the fish are living in on certain long term river reaches.
Becca Carter, a student from Bournemouth University, gives us her thoughts on her time working on the SAMARCH project with GWCT during August and September 2018.
On 11-12 September, GWCT fisheries scientist Dr Stephen Gregory, co-lead of SAMARCH Workpackage 3 – Salmon Stock Assessment Models, met with colleagues from our SAMARCH partner the Environment Agency, Centre for the Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science and Natural Resources Wales,
After almost 23 consecutive days in the field, today we achieved our target of tagging 10,000 juvenile salmon and 3,000 juvenile trout with the small PIT tags as part of the SAMARCH project WPT3 work-package, which aims to improve the
Since August 28th a lot has happened. I have been working with the SAMARCH team every day and what great days have they been!
The GWCT fisheries department have been flat out over the last two weeks on the river Frome catching and tagging 10,000 young salmon and 3,000 young trout as part of the SAMARCH project. These young fish are individually tagged with
Firstly, I would like to say hi to all of you SAMARCH blog readers. This’ll be a series of blogs written by me and my colleagues during our placements with the SAMARCH project. My name is Ossi Turunen, I’m a
Sampling of juvenile trout is ongoing as part of the genetics work in WPT2. In July 2018, project partners Bretagne Grands Migrateurs and INRA have sampled both Montafilan and Ic rivers in Côtes d’Armor (Brittany, France), in collaboration with FDAAPPMA22.
After only one month in the water you can see the remarkable growth of sea life that has decided to use our receiver as home.
We have more exciting news on the recovery of Data Storage Tags (DST) from our tagged sea trout kelts.