The Environment Agency releases sea trout with pearl mussel larvae attached in effort to increase numbers in the North East. Thousands of sea trout have been released into rivers in Northumberland to stock rivers for anglers and help protect the future of a critically endangered species, the freshwater pearl mussel. Pearl fishing and water pollution from […]

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Understanding eel and fish behaviour to improve protection and passage at river structures This project studied the behaviour of fish and eels to find better ways to protect them at flood control structures, weirs, hydropower sites and other intakes. The study showed significant impacts of some river structures on migrating eels, but also that understanding […]

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