Taking Biosecurity forward in the Forth District. Ben Tyser River Forth Fisheries Trust. Contents. Who are the River Forth Fisheries Trust and River Forth District Salmon Fisheries Board Biosecurity planning and implementation in Scotland Biosecurity planning in the Forth District.
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River Forth Fisheries Trust
IDENTIFICATION OF TARGET SPECIES
TARGET ‘Invasive Non Native Species (INNS)’
American Signal Crayfish
RFFT BIOSECURITY PLAN: LINKS TO LOCAL EXISTING PLANS
The Biosecurity plans also recognise and build on existing elements of:
‘To establish a sustainable framework which will prevent, detect, control and eradicate invasive non-native species within the Forth Fisheries District through appropriate management, data collection, liaison, education and legislation ’
Why a biosecurity plan for the Forth?
KEY OUTPUTS OF THE PLANS
RFFT BIOECURITY PLAN: Early Warning
INVASIVE SPECIES & BIOSECURITY PROGRAMME
9 District councils
11 major rivers & one major canal
At least 18 invasive species