In the days just after mid-August, three other watercourses of the Majella National Park were affected by the activities of collecting data on fish and environmental populations and by taking biological samples.
This time the Park technicians and the ichthyologists in charge left from the eastern side of the Majella, along the Aventino river valley, in the Municipality of Palena (CH). Unfortunately, in the stretch concerned the presence of trout proved to be very limited: in fact, only five individuals of brown trout were found with a length ranging between 24 and 28 cm and weight between 178 and 255 g.
The sampling continued towards south-east, between the municipalities of Montenerodomo and Pizzoferrato (CH), along the Parello stream. Here the number of catches was more encouraging: 235 total trout, of which 211 only in one of the two sampled sites, all varying in length between 4 and 25 cm, with a weight between 1 and 184 g. In addition, some rainbow trout have also been caught in Parello.
Finally, in the central part of the Park falling within the Municipality of Pacentro (AQ), along a stretch of 100 m of the Vella river near the S. Leonardo Pass, 113 individuals of brown trout with a length varying between 4 and 31 cm were caught. and with a weight between 1 and 303 g. The Voluntary Fish Guards of Sulmona also took part in the activities on the Vella.