Fish Species

A total of 28 fish species are known to inhabit the District. North American signal crayfish are currently also thought to be present in four locations. The current state of knowledge of the District’s species distributions is taken from data held by the SFCC.

River Lamprey (Lampetra fluviatilis) Flounder (Platichthys flesus)
Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) Stone Loach (Noemachelilus (barbatula) barbatula
Brook Lamprey (Lampetra planeri) Smelt (Osmerus eperlanus)
Brown Trout (Salmo trutta) Pike (Esox lucius)
Sea Lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) Grayling* (Thymallus thymallus)
European Eel (Anguilla anguilla) Common Carp* (Cyprinus carpio)
Thick-Lipped Grey Mullet (Chelon labrosus) Common Gudgeon* (Gobio gobio)
Three-Spined Stickleback (Gasterostreus aculeatus) Orfe* (Leuciscus idus)
Ten-Spined Stickleback (Pungitius pungitius) Common Bullhead* (Cottus gobio)
Sea Bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) Dace* (Leuciscus leuciscus)
Common Minnow (Phoxinus phoxinus) Tench* (Tinca tinca)
European Perch (perca fluviatilis) Brook Char* (Salvelinus fontinalis)
Roach (Rutilus rutilus) Rainbow Trout* (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Common Goby (Pomatoschistus microps) Powan* (Coregonus clupeoides)

* = Introduced species

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