MVTimes.com: In scattered freshwater brooks and streams the descendents of some of Martha’s Vineyard’s earliest inhabitants can be found. Island native brook trout, a fish of subtle multi-hued beauty, still survive.
That a species so susceptible to environmental change can be found in small streams and brooks owes much to the protection of Island landscapes. Brook trout require clear, cool streams and high water quality.
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