HC Deb 03 July 1968 vol 767 cc227-8W
44. Mr. Kimball

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT a list of all rivers in Scotland in which fish disease in salmon, ulcerative dermal necrosis, has now been confirmed.

Mr. Buchan


The information is as follows:

The presence in varying degree of the disease known as ulcerative dermal necrosis has been confirmed in the following Scottish rivers: Annan, Ayr, Bervie, Brora, Aberdeenshire Dee, Kirkcudbrightshire Dee, Deveron, Don, Doon, Border Esk, North Esk, South Esk, Find- horn, Girvan, Nairn, Nith, Spey, Tay, Tweed, Ythan.

In addition, a few fish with typical symptoms have been examined from the following rivers: Alness, Barr Water, Beauly, Carron, Cassley, Conon, Forth, Helmsdale, Leven (Dunbartonshire), Lossie, Lunan, Naver, Ness, Oykel, Ugie.