Autumn Samples – Rio Santa Maria 10 Nov

Autumn Samples – Rio Santa Maria

In recent weeks we have carried out monitoring in the Biferno basin in Santa Maria del Molise (Rio Santa Maria), where we had placed artificial nests last spring. Here are some of the individuals from whom tissue samples were taken for DNA analysis.

The numerous parr spots (narrow and elongated), typical of Mediterranean trout, bode well, but only the results of genetic analyzes can confirm our hypotheses.