Research and analysis

The distribution, biology and ecology of shad in south-west England.

This project investigates the current population and spawning status of shad and to develop species monitoring and management plans.

Documents

The Distribution, Biology and Ecology of Shad in South-West England

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The Distribution, Biology and Ecology of Shad in South-West England

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Details

Populations of allis Alosa alosa and twaite shad Alosa fallax had been declining due to poor water quality, low water flows, habitat destruction and degradation and the construction of navigation weirs restricting access to spawning grounds.

Published 1 January 2003