Common name: Westslope Cutthroat Trout
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Interactive maps: Point Distribution Maps
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The west slope cutthroat trout has been collected in Mount Rainier National Park, Pierce County, and the western part of Washington (Schultz and DeLacy 1935; Tilmant 1999). This species was also stocked in Van Lake, Montana in the 1920's (Marotz 2004).
Means of Introduction: Stocked for sport
References: (click for full references)
Marotz, B. 2004. Tough Love, why it makes sense to kill some fish in order to save others. Montana Outdoors. March/April 2004.
Schultz, L. P. and A. C. DeLacy. 1935. Fishes of the American Northwest. Journal of the Pan-Pacific Research Institution. Vol. X, No. 4, 365-380.
Tilmant, J.T. 1999. Management of nonindigenous aquatic fish in the U.S. National Park System. National Park Service. 50 pp.
Revision Date: 3/25/2010
Peer Review Date: 4/1/2016
U.S. Geological Survey, 2018, Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi (Girard, 1856): U.S. Geological Survey, Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Gainesville, FL, https://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=895, Revision Date: 3/25/2010, Peer Review Date: 4/1/2016, Access Date: 1/22/2018
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