Monthly Archives: January 2021

Jokla

Jokla

The Jökla river system lies just to the north of Egilsstaðir town and runs a 100 km course from the eastern slopes of the Vatnajokull glacier to the sea. This glacier river’s waters once had the greatest density of silt of any river in the land, but now runs clear for most of the summer thanks to the hydroelectric dam…

Iceland salmon

Iceland salmon

The inception and life history of 186 Atlantic salmon got adrift inside Icelandic waters were examined utilizing microsatellites to evaluate the starting point and scales and otoliths to survey freshwater and ocean age. A sum of 184 examples were matured utilizing scales or otolithes or both. The vast majority of the examples were from people in their first year adrift…