Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 1999
    Location
    Stoke on Trent
    Posts
    10,414
    Blog Entries
    10

    Default Environment Agency investigates fish deaths in Oxfordshire

    This is a dedicated thread for discussing article: Environment Agency investigates fish deaths in Oxfordshire

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Thorpe Park
    Posts
    3,997
    Blog Entries
    5

    Default

    Those are seriously disturbing photos

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Torquay .....with my reputation??
    Posts
    6,581
    Blog Entries
    6

    Default

    A graphic reminder of the fragility of fish stocks ...shocking
    Fancy a pint?

  4. #4

    Default

    Is there any findings on the fish deaths. Nothing reported around Oxford

  5. #5
    Ian Cloke Guest

    Default

    No updated information as yet Alan, as soon as the EA release their findings I am sure someone will post them on here.

  6. #6
    Ian Cloke Guest

    Default

    ANGLING: Farmoor back in business (From Oxford Mail)

    THE suspension of leisure activities at Farmoor after the discovery of more than 10,000 dead fish, mostly perch, at the reservoir’s water intake from the Thames, has now been lifted.

    No trout were lost in either reservoir and the incident is still being investigated...........

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Just Floating Around
    Posts
    5,233

    Default

    Hmmmmmmmmmm ...................

    What kills mainly Perch, but, doesn't seem to affect other fish species to the same mass ??

  8. #8

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Stealph Viper View Post
    Hmmmmmmmmmm ...................

    What kills mainly Perch, but, doesn't seem to affect other fish species to the same mass ??
    A return Perch disease...maybe ?

    Very much hope not.

  9. #9
    Ian Cloke Guest

    Default

    Dead fish mystery still unsolved

    Tests have failed to establish what caused the death of 10,000 fish, mainly perch, in the Thames Farmoor Reservoir intake in Oxfordshire.

    The Environment Agency said it was clear the fish did not die from pollution or disease.

    Water samples did not find any pollutants.

    Tom Sherwood, a fisheries officer with the Environment Agency, said unexplained fish deaths were not unheard of............

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •