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Title: Survey of physical characteristics of salmon spawning riffles in the river North Tyne
Author: P.A. Carling
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This report summarizes, briefly, the results of a survey of salmonid spawning riffles on the River North Tyne, in a 42 km. reach below the Kielder dam site at Yarrow Moor. Dam closure will result in the restriction of spawning salmonids to those spawning areas below the dam; further, regulation will have some effect upon the flow rates and water levels over the spawning riffles as well as potentially resulting in changes in channel hydraulic geometry, and hence riffle morphology, that may be beneficial or deleterious to the spawning success of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.).
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Publication Date: 1979
Publication Place: Ambleside
Subject Keywords: SalmonidaeSpawningBathymetric surveysGravelVelocityRifflesFreshwater fishesGauging stations
Geographic Keywords: EnglandNorthumberlandTyne (North East England)Tyne catchment
Taxonomic Keywords: Salmo salarSalmonidae
Extent: 14; + 10 tables and figures
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/fbalc:45
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