A survey of the fish population in Buckingham Palace Garden Lake

Kett, S.M. and Kirk, R. S. (1999) A survey of the fish population in Buckingham Palace Garden Lake. The Natural History of Buckingham Palace Garden, London, Part 1 Supplement to The London Naturalist, 78, pp. 49-59. ISSN (print) 0076-0579

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Abstract

Seine-netting and electro-fishing surveys of the Buckingham Palace Garden lake demonstrated that the fish population was of low species diversity and density with low to normal growth rates. The population was dominated by roach Rutilus rutilus, with smaller numbers of gudgeon Gobio gobio and perch Perca fluviatilis. Isolation and eutrophication are suggested to be key factors in structuring the composition of fish populations in Buckingham Palace Lake.

Item Type: Article
Research Area: Agriculture, veterinary and food science
Biological sciences
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing > School of Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Chemistry
Depositing User: Katrina Clifford
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2019 14:53
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2019 10:33
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/43032

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