Sea trout in Seine shows success of river clean-up

Posted on 5th February 2015 by admin in Rivers of the world

For the first time since records began a healthy-looking sea trout has been discovered in the Seine, prompting Paris authorities to claim a resounding success in their bid to clean up the river after years of pollution and neglect.

The discovery of the migratory fish was “crucial evidence” that water quality was higher than ever, insisted the SIAAP, the public body in charge of cleaning up the river. “This is the first time this species has been identified in the Parisian region,” a spokesman said yesterday.



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