News tagged with cutthroat trout

Feds eye refuges for cold-water species in five states

Federal scientists using new technologies have mapped what is being called a Cold Water Climate Shield, an area spanning five western states that could support viable populations of native species if the region continues ...

dateOct 18, 2015 in Ecology
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Big trout saved from close call with extinction

Hour after hour, Brian Dunn lofted his fly line into the turquoise-blue water of this shimmering desert lake north of Reno. Finally, just after lunch, his line straightened and a smile spread on his face. Before long, a 6-pound, ...

dateMay 13, 2013 in Ecology
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Virus discovered in Cultus Lake sport fish

A Simon Fraser University fish-population statistician, working in collaboration with non-government organization scientists, has uncovered evidence of a potentially deadly virus in a freshwater sport fish in B.C.

dateJul 19, 2012 in Ecology
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Copper making salmon prone to predators

Minute amounts of copper from brake linings and mining operations can affect salmon to where they are easily eaten by predators, says a Washington State University researcher. Jenifer McIntyre found the metal affects salmon's ...

dateJul 10, 2012 in Ecology
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