Lynher Hatchery update 2019

  • The 2017/18 output of 56,000 fry into the river at a cost of 5p per fry
  • The cost of the operation being solely dependent upon donations and acknowledged the critical financial contributions made by LDAC in sustaining the operation.
  • Only 17,000 eggs were stripped this winter due to limited brood stock availability
  • Hatching had now started but that they were expecting approximately 15,000 fry for stocking out later in 2019. Whilst this lower number was disappointing it was recognised that natural variations should be expected.
  • He wanted to thank G Hake in particular for his efforts in leading the hatchery work and N Lintott for providing the site.

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