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Title: River Teign net limitation order review, September 2002
Author: K.J. Broad
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: Fisheries Technical report
The net fishery for salmon and sea trout on the River Teign is regulated by a Net Limitation Order (NLO) and byelaws. The current NLO limits the number of nets to a maximum of nine. It expires on 25 February 2003. When the current NLO was confirmed by the Minister in February 2000, he asked the Agency to consider the need for additional measures to reduce exploitation of the River Teign salmon stock. The EA has now updated the stock assessment, and taken account of the effect of new national byelaws, reductions in fishing effort and catch and release. The main improvement in stock assessment has been the estimation of annual rod exploitation rates for spawning target compliance assessment. This has resulted in a significant change in the performance of the River Teign salmon stock over the last ten years. Proposals are made for the future management of the Teign salmon fishery.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2002
Publication Place: [Bristol]
Subject Keywords: Net Limitation OrdersFishing licensesSalmon fisheriesSalmonFishery managementRiversAnglingFishery statisticsRiver fisheriesJuvenilesEcological abundance
Geographic Keywords: TeignSouth Devon catchmentDevon
Extent: n.p. [30]
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