Brook Trout – 4/19/20

Observer: Steven D’Addieco

Observation Date: 4/19/20

Observation Time: 7:15 p.m.

Observation Location: undisclosed location in Sharon

Common Name: Brook trout

Scientific Name: Salveninus Fontinalus

Comments: Pollution and dams have greatly reduced native brook trout populations in eastern Massachusetts. Brook trout are vulnerable to global warming because they cannot survive in warm water.

Please practice catch and release to help conserve these beautiful fish.

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