A fish that’s been in Maine ponds since the ice age faces an uncertain future

The Sunapee trout also called blueback trout, Sunapee Golden trout, or Quebec red trout; (Salvelinus alpinus oquassa) is a putative subspecies of Arctic char.

Maine has the world’s southernmost population of Arctic charr; a landlocked fish left stranded here when the glaciers retreated. But the rare fish once called blueback or Sunapee trout, are facing significant challenges, including a fast-warming climate.

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