Barnsley Biodiversity Action Plan. Post-15 BAP. Updated to 2023




Fish Local Priority Species: Conservation
Lower native fish stocks is one of the main reasons for water courses failing to reach ‘Good Ecological Status’ under the Water Framework Directive. This is predominantly due to pollution, siltation, habitat deterioration and barriers to passage.

Causes of loss or decline

Good Conservation Management

Rivers and streams are best sustained for priority fish species by:

 Fish Species Conservation