New research conducted by Dr Hughes, to be published by the journal Ecology of Freshwater Fish in 2018, has resulted in the introduction of a new by-law in Loch Awe. The new law will come into effect in 2019 and requires anglers to return any brown trout Salmo trutta caught over 360mm. The law was passed my members of the Loch Awe Improvement Association.
We had a great day talking about gene flow and speciation at Lomond High in Helensburgh today. Click the link to find out why some of Scotlands freshwater fish are helping us understand more about evolution.