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




Fish priority species: distribution

The map below shows the river systems in Barnsley. It will be annotated to indicate the main distribution of the priority fish species where known, as well as the first records of Salmon currently just outside the Barnsley boundary.

Brown Trout, BullHead and Eel are found in the Dearne and Dove catchments; other fish include Barbel, Chub, Dace, Gudgeon, Perch and Roach.

Brown Trout and Bullhead are widespread in the Upper Don catchment;

other fish include Grayling and Stone Loach; Brown Trout is the most numerous.

 Fish Species Distribution