Entries by Emma Lemos

Study visit in Estonia, 2019

In September of 2019 a study visit took place in Estonia with representatives from RETROUT and participations from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Finland and Sweden. The aim of the visit was to present and discuss Estonian RETROUT project sites where restoration works are planned. In addition, examples of previously constructed fish passes were visited, and […]

Creating habitats for migrating fish

The Swedish angler and fishing association (Sportfiskarna) have been creating habitats migrating fish such as trout. They are created so that the river will be more suited for spawning and for juveniles to grow before they head out to sea again. This was implemented by addition of boulders, dead wood and the building of bypass […]

Sea trout are back in Lithuanian river after successful restoration

Sea trout are reproducing again in parts of the Smeltalė river in Lithuania after a successful restoration exercise under the Baltic-wide RETROUT project. “We counted 13 new sea trout nests within only two months after the restoration work was finished,” said Nerijus Nika from Klaipeda University, one of the partners responsible for the Lithuanian river restorations […]