torgoch

torgoch

(ˈtɔːɡɒx)
n
(Animals) a type of char or mountain trout
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Rwan mae hwn yn lwybr cyfarwydd, byddaf yn rhedeg heibio Llyn y Gadair, lle arferai fy nhaid bysgota, er rhaid cyfaddef dwi rioed di gweld pysgodyn Torgoch yr Arctig a does dim syniad gennyf os bu fy nhaid, Morgan Thomas, ddigon ffodus i ddal un o rhain?
Now a project to re-establish populations of torgoch - known as Arctic charr in English - has seen thousands of hatchlings returned to their natural habitat.
THOUSANDS of rare fish called torgoch have been released into a Snowdonia lake to halt their decline.
The lake - a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) - is home to salmon, trout and the rare Torgoch or Arctic char.
Sidney, British Columbia: Torgoch Publications, 2002.
The news was welcomed by Seiont, Gwyrfai and Llyfni Angling Society secretary Huw Hughes, who said: "We hope there will be a boost in the numbers of the Torgoch (Arctic charr).
The lake is a designated site of special scientific interest (SSSI) and is home to the Torgoch or Arctic Char, a rare fish that has survived in the lake since the Ice Age.
Two miles long and up to 100-feet deep, it is home to the Torgoch, a rare member of the Char family.
The Torgoch or rare arctic char may die at Llyn Padarn, Llanberis if no action is taken to stop sewage from seeping into its waters.
In 2012, Fish Legal, representing the Seiont Gwyrfai and Llyfni Angling Society, issued High Court proceedings against National Resources Wales (NRW) for failing to investigate damage caused to Llyn Padarn - home to an unique species of the Torgoch (Arctic Char) fish.
Secretary of the Seiont, Gwyrfai and Llyfni Fishing Society Huw Hughes warns the torgoch or Arctic charr in Llyn Padarn, Llanberis could become extinct in three years' time.
Acting on behalf of the Seiont, Gwyrfai and Llyfni Angling Society, Fish Legal believes a High Court judicial review is the best chance of reprieving the Torgoch, an Arctic char which is unique to Lake Padarn, Snowdonia.