Lower part of the Waitohi River, near Picton, absolutely devoid of fish life


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    Allan Burgess

    Lower part of river ‘absolutely devoid of fish life’, yet upstream swimming with fish

    Recreational fisherman Frank Boniface says the water in the lower Waitohi River should be “fresh off the mountains behind Picton”.
    Scientists are concerned that the lower part of a Marlborough river has “no fish life at all” when the upper part is swimming with fish.

    The lower Waitohi River, in Picton, was revealed to be “devoid of fish” during a fish life survey, with the most likely cause thought to be harmful runoff from someone’s property. Read the full article by Chloe Ranford on Stuff.co.nz September 06 2018.

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