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Echi River collaborative research project with Echi River Fishery Cooperative Association and a citizens’ group working on environmental conservation in the river

As a collaborative research project with Echi River Fishery Cooperative Association and a citizens’ group working on environmental conservation in the river, water is periodically sampled at 10 sites on the Echi River to survey on Ayu sweetfish, Plecoglossus altivelis, to monitor its upstream migration.


*A related article was published as follows.

→ Website of the National Institute for Environmental Studies, “Kankyo Tembodai” Ryukoku University applys environmental DNA analysis to address fisheries issues relating to Ayu sweetfish, Plecoglossus altivelis.

→ “Shiga-Hochi Shimbun”  Environmental DNA Analysis at Echi River by Dr. Yamanaka of Ryukoku University.

→ “Chunichi Shimbun”  Identifying habitat species from a single cup of water: Survey on ayu run-up in Echi River.