Sea Trout Sampling Areas

Approximately 100 river systems have been selected, primarily in Ireland and Wales, to provide samples for the genetic and microchemistry baselines, and fisheries and production data.

Freshwater

Approximately 100 river systems have been selected, primarily in Ireland and Wales, to provide samples for the genetic and microchemistry baselines, and fisheries and production data. Several important sea trout systems in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man will be also be sampled. 25 of these rivers have been prioritised for detailed investigations of sea trout life history.

Marine

22 marine zones have been identified for sampling ; estuarine, inshore and offshore sampling is scheduled.

Priority systems

Scotland

Ireland

Northern Ireland

Wales

England

Annan
Dee
Dyfi
Nith
Luce
Tywi
Teifi
Lune
Ehen
Tawe
Boyne
Clwyd
Dargle
Ribble
Conwy
Glaslyn
Bandon
Shimna
Dwyfawr
Colligan
Currane
Argideen
Dee/Glyde
Castletown
White water
Esk (Border)
Slaney (Lower)
Boyne
Dargle
Bandon
Currane
Colligan
Argideen
Dee/Glyde
Castletown
Slaney (Lower)


















Shimna
White water

























Dee
Dyfi
Tywi
Teifi
Tawe
Clwyd
Conwy
Glaslyn
Dwyfawr


















Lune
Ehen
Ribble
Esk (Border)