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Fisheries Management

Specialist Consultants in the Aquatic Environment

Fisheries Management

Protecting fisheries resources for recreational and commercial operators

Effective stock assessment, management and habitat enhancement are integral tools of fisheries management.
We offer a comprehensive suite of services and ecological strategies ideally suited to the needs of our clients.

EXPERIENCE

SURVEYS – STOCK MANAGEMENT – FISH RESCUES

Our highly qualified team work closely with fisheries managers, angling clubs and land owners in the management and protection of their fisheries resources.
To ensure future sustainable exploitation of resources, THA Aquatic can deploy a range of services that will inform, manage and protect fish stocks within still and running water bodies.
Adhering to stringent bio-security procedures, our ecologists undertake comprehensive and insightful fish and habitat surveys that describe the composition and status of stock within a wide range of habitats.
We work closely with clients to design and implement survey methodologies best suited to their needs and the local aquatic environment. All surveys are undertaken in accordance with industry and regulatory good practice, ensuring the highest levels of welfare of fish under investigation.
THA Aquatic personnel are experienced in undertaking high quality fish counting, PIT tagging, and mark recapture services suited to recreational and conservational fisheries.
We can advise on habitat management programmes and restocking strategies to rehabilitate aquatic habitat.
In the event of pollutant fouling or habitat restoration works, we can deploy a team of electric fishing experts to undertake safe and controlled fish rescue, removal and relocation.

SERVICES

EXAMPLES OF WORK UNDERTAKEN BY THA AQUATIC

Consultation

Desktop fisheries studies


Feasibility studies


Fisheries policy & legislation


Habitat Regulations Assessments (HRAs)


Scoping documentation


Regulatory compliance

Surveys

Fish age analysis surveys


Fish trapping surveys


Fry emergence surveys


Habitat walkover surveys


Juvenile fish (fry) surveys


Non-native invasive species surveys


Migratory fish surveys (e.g smolt traps, redd counts and mapping)


Targeted species surveys (e.g eel, lamprey)


Qualitative fish surveys


Quantitive fish surveys

Reporting

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)


Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA)


Geographical Information Systems (GIS)


Habitat Walkover Survey Reports


Habitat Protection Plans


Species Protection Plans

If you want to find out more about our aquatic services, please get in touch now

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