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Robert Buist


Registrar. Conservator of the river Tay. Superintendent of the Stormontfield piscicultural experiments, 1853–67.


W. Brown 1862, p. 33

Buist 1867b

Field 3 October 1868

Scotland old parish registers births 282/00 0070 0140 Dundee (, accessed 3 August 2015)

Scotland statutory deaths 387/00 0464 (, accessed 3 August 2015)


Brown, William. 1862. The natural history of the salmon, as ascertained by the recent experiments in the artificial spawning and hatching of the ova and rearing of the fry, at Stormontfield, on the Tay. Glasgow: Thomas Murray and Son.

Buist, Robert. 1867b. The improvement on salmon fisheries. Artificial propagation at home and abroad–fishery statistics–the Stormontfield experiments of 1867–68. Field 30: 533–4.