East  Anglia Water Situation Reports 2021

East Anglia Water Situation Reports 2021

Please see the attached montly Water Situation Reports for East Anglia.  See the att...

NWWCA Forum 23rd Jan Agenda

NWWCA Forum 23rd Jan Agenda

Our next virtual consultative meeting will take place via zoom on the following link. htt...

Broads Hydro-Acoustic Survey 2019

Broads Hydro-Acoustic Survey 2019

Notes for use of this data.   These data represent a snapshot of the fish distr...

River Wensum Survey Report 2019

River Wensum Survey Report 2019

Click the ‘download attachment’ link below to download this report as a PDF Jeff Compton...

River Gipping Survey 2019

River Gipping Survey 2019

This report provides a summary of results from recent fish population surveys on the Rive...

NWWCA Forum 27th June

NWWCA Forum 27th June

The next NWW consultative forum will take place on the 27th June  2020 10:00 vi...

Lower Great Ouse Survey Report 2019

Lower Great Ouse Survey Report 2019

Please find attached the 2019 Survey report for the Lower Great Ouse, produced by Ju...

East Anglia East Area Fisheries News April 2020

East Anglia East Area Fisheries News Apr...

The Agency has issued the following FBG news letter for Essex Norfolk and Suffolk Click t...

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Wednesday, 11 November 2020 17:20

Broads Hydro-Acoustic Survey 2019

Written by

ea anglia east

Notes for use of this data.  

These data represent a snapshot of the fish distribution along a river at the time of survey. Surveys capitalise on the natural distribution of fish during the hours of darkness.

Fish density.

The value shown for fish density represents the number of fish per 1000 m3 of water sampled. The colour of the circle denotes the fish density as described in the map legend. The volume of water sampled by the acoustic beam broadly depends on the channel profile and boat speed If the total volume sampled is less than 1000 m3 then the calculated fish density does not represent the actual fish density. Consequently within the data set a value of 0.0 would indicate insufficient sample volume.  Conversely a fish density value of 0.1 or higher indicates that sample volume is sufficient. In most cases insufficient sample volume is a consequence of channel width, depth and / or extensive weed growth.  

Fish size research shows that the strength of a return echo relates to the size of the object producing the return.
The equipment used during surveys is capable of recording return echoes from objects less than 3 mm in size. Objects providing return echoes of this size could include reed stems, weed fronds, fish fry and suspended debris. To avoid erroneous fish counts and density value, return echoes are filtered during post processing. Fish density value reflects this filtering and the return echo strength chosen ensures that the minimum theoretical fish size counted is 1000 mm.

Click the ‘download attachment’ link below to download this report as a PDF

Jeff Compton Bsc Msc

Environment Monitoring officer (A&R) Fish

East Anglia
Environment Agency,
Dragonfly House, 2 Gilders Way, Norwich, NR3 1JB

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Thursday, 01 October 2020 07:18

River Wensum Survey Report 2019

Written by

ea anglia east

Click the ‘download attachment’ link below to download this report as a PDF

Jeff Compton Bsc Msc

Environment Monitoring officer (A&R) Fish

East Anglia
Environment Agency,
Dragonfly House, 2 Gilders Way, Norwich, NR3 1JB

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Monday, 14 September 2020 12:41

River Gipping Survey 2019

Written by

ea anglia east

This report provides a summary of results from recent fish population surveys on the River Gipping between Stowmarket and Ipswich. The surveys were carried out to assess the health of the river and enable successful management of our principal fisheries.

Click the ‘download attachment’ link below to download this report as a PDF

Jon has also supplied a video clip explainig the teams work on undertaking the survey, below..

Jon Diss

Environmental Monitoring Officer (Analysis & Reporting)

Environment Agency

Kelvedon Office

Rivers House

Threshelfords Business Park

Inworth Road

Kelvedon

CO5 9SE

( Int. 46006

(Ext. 0208 474 6006

 

 

Tuesday, 05 September 2017 10:42

River Bure Central Survey Report 2016

Written by

ea anglia east

Please see the attached report from the surveys undertaken in 2016 on the Central River Bure.

Click the ‘download attachment’ link below to download this report as a PDF

East Anglia
Environment Agency,
Dragonfly House, 2 Gilders Way, Norwich, NR3 1JB

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Tuesday, 05 September 2017 12:58

River Wensum Survey Report 2016

Written by

ea anglia east

Please see the attached report from the surveys undertaken in 2016 on the River Wensum.

Click the ‘download attachment’ link below to download this report as a PDF

East Anglia
Environment Agency,
Dragonfly House, 2 Gilders Way, Norwich, NR3 1JB

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Wednesday, 30 August 2017 07:26

Broads Hydro-Acoustic Surveys 2016

Written by

ea anglia east

Notes for use of this data.  

These data represent a snapshot of the fish distribution along a river at the time of survey. Surveys capitalise on the natural distribution of fish during the hours of darkness.

Fish density.

The value shown for fish density represents the number of fish per 1000 m3 of water sampled. The colour of the circle denotes the fish density as described in the map legend. The volume of water sampled by the acoustic beam broadly depends on the channel profile and boat speed If the total volume sampled is less than 1000 m3 then the calculated fish density does not represent the actual fish density. Consequently within the data set a value of 0.0 would indicate insufficient sample volume.  Conversely a fish density value of 0.1 or higher indicates that sample volume is sufficient. In most cases insufficient sample volume is a consequence of channel width, depth and / or extensive weed growth.  

Fish size research shows that the strength of a return echo relates to the size of the object producing the return.
The equipment used during surveys is capable of recording return echoes from objects less than 3 mm in size. Objects providing return echoes of this size could include reed stems, weed fronds, fish fry and suspended debris. To avoid erroneous fish counts and density value, return echoes are filtered during post processing. Fish density value reflects this filtering and the return echo strength chosen ensures that the minimum theoretical fish size counted is 100 mm.

Click the ‘download attachment’ link below to download this report as a PDF

Jeff Compton Bsc Msc

Environment Monitoring officer (A&R) Fish

East Anglia
Environment Agency,
Dragonfly House, 2 Gilders Way, Norwich, NR3 1JB

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Wednesday, 30 August 2017 07:20

Broads Hydro-Acoustic Surveys 2015

Written by

ea anglia east

 Notes for use of this data.  

These data represent a snapshot of the fish distribution along a river at the time of survey. Surveys capitalise on the natural distribution of fish during the hours of darkness.

Fish density.

The value shown for fish density represents the number of fish per 1000 m3 of water sampled. The colour of the circle denotes the fish density as described in the map legend. The volume of water sampled by the acoustic beam broadly depends on the channel profile and boat speed If the total volume sampled is less than 1000 m3 then the calculated fish density does not represent the actual fish density. Consequently within the data set a value of 0.0 would indicate insufficient sample volume.  Conversely a fish density value of 0.1 or higher indicates that sample volume is sufficient. In most cases insufficient sample volume is a consequence of channel width, depth and / or extensive weed growth.  

Fish size research shows that the strength of a return echo relates to the size of the object producing the return.
The equipment used during surveys is capable of recording return echoes from objects less than 3 mm in size. Objects providing return echoes of this size could include reed stems, weed fronds, fish fry and suspended debris. To avoid erroneous fish counts and density value, return echoes are filtered during post processing. Fish density value reflects this filtering and the return echo strength chosen ensures that the minimum theoretical fish size counted is 100 mm.

Click the ‘download attachment’ link below to download this report as a PDF 

Jeff Compton Bsc Msc

Environment Monitoring officer (A&R) Fish

East Anglia
Environment Agency,
Dragonfly House, 2 Gilders Way, Norwich, NR3 1JB

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Sunday, 22 January 2017 06:45

River Chelmer Survey 2016

Written by

ea anglia east

This report provides a summary of results from recent fish population surveys on the River Chelmer between Great Dunmow and Chelmsford. The surveys were carried out to assess the health of the river and enable successful management of our principal fisheries.

Click the ‘download attachment’ link below to download this report as a PDF

 

Jon Diss

Environmental Monitoring Officer (Analysis & Reporting)

Environment Agency

Kelvedon Office

Rivers House

Threshelfords Business Park

Inworth Road

Kelvedon

CO5 9SE

( Int. 46006

(Ext. 0208 474 6006

 

 

Sunday, 22 January 2017 06:42

River Gipping Survey 2016

Written by

ea anglia east

This report provides a summary of results from recent fish population surveys on the River Gipping between Stowmarket and Ipswich. The surveys were carried out to assess the health of the river and enable successful management of our principal fisheries.

Click the ‘download attachment’ link below to download this report as a PDF

Jon Diss

Environmental Monitoring Officer (Analysis & Reporting)

Environment Agency

Kelvedon Office

Rivers House

Threshelfords Business Park

Inworth Road

Kelvedon

CO5 9SE

( Int. 46006

(Ext. 0208 474 6006

 

 

Sunday, 22 January 2017 06:39

River Stour (Middle) Survey 2016

Written by

ea anglia east

This report provides a summary of results from recent fish population surveys on the River Stour between Sudbury and Higham. The surveys were carried out to assess the health of the river and enable successful management of our principal fisheries

Click the ‘download attachment’ link below to download this report as a PDF

Jon Diss

Environmental Monitoring Officer (Analysis & Reporting)

Environment Agency

Kelvedon Office

Rivers House

Threshelfords Business Park

Inworth Road

Kelvedon

CO5 9SE

( Int. 46006

(Ext. 0208 474 6006

 

 

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