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Title: Catches of Brown Trout in the River Don
Author: J.S. Alabaster
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: Report from J.S. Alabaster collection
A preliminary study has been made of the catches of brown trout (Salmo trutta) on rod and line in the River Don, Aberdeenshire, to determine whether any adverse effects are observable at Grandhome where the concentrations of dissolved oxygen (DO) have been close to their lowest values and growths of sewage fungus have often been extensive. A detailed study of brown trout fishing (Appendix 1) has already been carried out based upon the catches of individual members of the Angling Section of the Mugiemoss Social and Recreation Club fishing Mill Water and Caskieben during the period 1979-1982. This has established base-line data and highlighted the relevance of angler experience as well as certain environmental factors (water flow and temperature) in influencing catch efficiency.
Publisher: Davidson Radcluffe Ltd., C. Davidson & Sons
Publication Date: 1983
Publication Place: Aberdeen
Subject Keywords: TroutCatchesEnvironmental factorsDissolved oxygenWater temperatureEfficiencyWeightFlow rateAnglingPopulation distribution
Geographic Keywords: Scotland
Taxonomic Keywords: SalmonidaeSalmo trutta
Extent: 28
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