These trout evolved rapidly to find food in lakes, study finds

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Trout stocked in historically fishless Wyoming lakes swiftly evolved to take advantage of their new habitats, suggests research published in Evolution. A study found that both cutthroat trout and golden trout responded rapidly to the food available in their new homes, eventually developing physical attributes that allowed them to eat more plankton to stay healthy.

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