Clean up complete: 123 dead fish recovered

Government officials have finished cleaning up after dead fish were reported in Hyde Creek, west of Charlottetown, says the Cornwall and Area Watershed Group.

Dead fish mostly brook trout

The cleanup at Hyde Creek is complete, says the Cornwall and Area Watershed Group. (Nicole Williams/CBC)

Government officials have finished cleaning up after dead fish were reported in Hyde Creek, west of Charlottetown, says the Cornwall and Area Watershed Group.

The group told CBC News 116 brook trout and seven sticklebacks were recovered.

The dead fish were found on Tuesday and initial investigation was done by provincial officials that same day. Environment Canada officials joined provincial officials on Wednesday.

The cause of the incident is still being investigated.