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Title: Stock assessment review on the River Teign
Author: Josee N. Peress
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: fisheries technical report stock assessment review on the river Teign may 1999
This paper gives details of the assessment of the salmon and sea trout stocks for the River Teign from the 1950s to date. It also gives for the salmon population the results of the compliance with egg spawning target assessment according to the Environment Agency national guidelines. Data used to evaluate the stocks include rod catches returns, net catches returns and juvenile survey. Total catches have been varying considerably from the 1950s to date, from 600 fish caught to 2500, then reaching their lowest level after 1994 with around 400 fish caught. They have been declining significantly since the beginning of the 1980s to date. Total sea trout catches have decreased strongly since the beginning 1980s.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1999
Publication Place: Exeter
Subject Keywords: Stock assessmentRiver fisheriesFishery managementRiversFishery managementSpawningFishery dataJuvenilesAge structureSalmon
Geographic Keywords: TeignSouth Devon catchmentDevon
Extent: 4; + figures and tables
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