There is real interest in ‘the return’ of salmonids to the Sid – as the response to the sharing of a recent post on social media showed:
Here’s the original piece:
A correspondent kindly notes the basic difference between salmon and trout:
Unlike eels who travel to the Sargasso Sea, trout going to sea generally remain within 80km of their natal river – in contrast to salmon which travel much further to various sub-arctic feeding areas.
That is very helpful indeed – but it’s complicated!
Fundamentally, though, as our correspondent says, it’s a matter of how far they migrate – with more from the Wild Trout Trust, who have been working with local groups on the Sid:
And the Sid has both:
But we need to be doing more to help them: