As we celebrate annual World Fish Migration Day, I am reminded that in Britain, we are incredibly lucky to have some fascinating migratory fish species. Everyone has heard the tale of the Atlantic Salmon which travels thousands of miles back …
I work as a senior fisheries specialist in the Environment Agency’s national team. I have been involved with fisheries professionally for more than 20 years, working with both salmonids and coarse fish management. I have been involved in “unlocking the Severn” partnership for the last 3 years, with particular involvement in the fish pass design and monitoring of shad numbers and behaviour.
I am involved in an ambitious project called “Unlocking the Severn” that will see one of the UK’s rarest fish restored. It will take 5 years to complete, open up more than 250 kilometres of river and be one of …
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