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Diseased Salmon’ – Follow Up Report

REPORT ON THE “DISEASED” SALMON OF AUTUMN 2011 Further to the Diseased Salmon in autumn article published on this site in mid November, The Tweed Foundation sent some samples for analysis. Here, the Foundation’s senior biologist, Dr Ronald Campbell, reports […]

A Tweed Fisheries Biologist’s Week – Monday 12th December

Monday 12th December: Meeting in the morning on the Tweed Biosecurity plan, then in the afternoon down to Berwick and on the train to London. Tuesday 13th December: At the AST’s “Ocean Silver” salmon summit, in the Livery Hall of […]

A Tweed Fisheries Biologist’s Week – Monday 12th December

Monday 12th December: Meeting in the morning on the Tweed Biosecurity plan, then in the afternoon down to Berwick and on the train to London. Tuesday 13th December: At the AST’s “Ocean Silver” salmon summit, in the Livery Hall of […]

A Tweed Fisheries Biologist’s Week : Monday 5th February

Goosander count, Rhine salmon, data analysis and lengths and weights from the 1890's, more consultations and the RTC annual report

A Sea-trout smolt caught in the Gardo fishery nets in the Tweed estuary  on 17th June 2010. This smolt was hanked up in seaweed and so  brought in by the net.  It shows the marine dress of Sea-trout smolts,  and why a local name for them was "Orange fins".

A Christmas Bonus from the Acoustic Tagging

As a major part of The Tweed Foundation’s work in the Living North Sea programme, Sea-trout smolts have been acoustic tagged so that they can be tracked down the River to the estuary to show up any problems, and to […]

A Tweed Fisheries Biologist’s Week – Monday 5th December

Monday 5th December: RTC council meeting at Kelso in the morning where I gave a presentation on disease in Salmon, & James on the summer’s electric-fishing and crayfish surveys. Admin etc in the afternoon – went through the draft of […]