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Adapting to life in metal polluted rivers: implications for conservation, genetic diversity and fisheries management in the brown trout (Salmo trutta)

'Cornish mining pollution changed evolution in fish'

Article on trout metal tolerance research covered in the Western Morning News. Full scientific article is available at the the journal Evolutionary Applications.

Everything is not as it seems on the river Hayle...

Early morning rendezvous on the Hayle estuary, where everything is not as it seems... see ITV Westcountry News...

NERC Podcast: The genetics of metal tolerance in trout

Josie Paris and Jamie Stevens talk about their research on the genetics of metal tolerance in trout inhabiting the rivers of Cornwall and Devon:

http://planetearth.nerc.ac.uk/multimedia/story.aspx?id=1769

This podcast is part of the NERC Planet Earth Online series and was recorded and edited by Richard Hollingam.  We thank the Westcountry Rivers Trust and the Environment Agency for supporting this research.

A scientific consensus on salmon stocking

A scientific consensus document emanating from the Salmon Stocking Conference: Boosting salmon numbers: is stocking the answer or the problem? IBIS and the Atlantic Salmon Trust, 27-28 November 2013, Marriott Hotel, Glasgow; is now available on the conference website

 

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