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Evento en Río Serpis (Gandia, Valencia)
Evento en Río Serpis (Gandia, Valencia)
Evento en Río Serpis (Gandia, Valencia)
Evento en Río Serpis (Gandia, Valencia)
Evento en Río Serpis (Gandia, Valencia)

Presentation of the associations CIREF (Iberian Centre for river Restoration), AEMS-Ríos con Vida, and Wetlands International, Plataforma ciutadana per el riu Serpis, and other organizing NGOs;

– Explanation with informative panels on the ecology of rivers and the importance of fish migrations around the world (posters);

– Explanation about the dams and other barriers that hinder the fish passage, in the upstream or downstream direction in the Serpis River in the region of La Safor.

– Explanation of how a fish passage should work on a barrier;

– In situ measurement of water quality variables by students; conductivity, dissolved oxygen, pH, temperature.

– Sampling of aquatic macroinvertebrates, to be observed in binocular magnifying glass, before being returned back to the same aquatic habitat;

– Demonstration by AEMS-Valencia, of how imitations of insects are made for fly fishing, in the fishing modality known as catch and release, or conservation fishing, which returns the live specimens to the river;

– demonstration of how to measure the variables to know the passability of an obstacle (fords or culverts)

– Picnic (funded by the Iberian River Restoration Centre and Wetlands International-European Association)

– Explanation of other possible measures or actions to improve the ecological status of the river, according to the specific place of the visit; discussion with attendees on the most appropriate measures, taking into account the possible short-term effects of climate change.

Additional Details

Online Event - No

Country - Spain

Name of contact person - Francisco Martinez Capel

Event registration closed.

Date And Time

2022-05-21 @ 10:30 (GMT+0000) to
2022-05-21 @ 20:00 (GMT+0000)

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