Brown trout reduce native cutthroat numbers

As fisheries officials have dosed mountain streams with fish-killing poisons to remove nonnatives like rainbow trout and brook trout to make room for native Yellowstone and westslope cutthroat trout, not much has been said about the much-beloved brown trout.

Now a recently completed study on a stream on the south end of the Crazy Mountains shows that where brown trout and Yellowstone cutthroat trout co-exist, cutthroat trout are the losers.

LINK (via: Independent Record)

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