Specimen Information

Salvelinus namaycush
Salvelinus namaycush
(Lake Trout)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1633801
GroupFishes
GenusSalvelinus
Speciesnamaycush
Common NameLake Trout
StateWY
CountyTeton
LocalityYellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameYellowstone Headwaters
HUC8 Number10070001
HUC10 NameYellowstone Lake
HUC10 Number1007000104
HUC12 NameBig Thumb Creek-Yellowstone Lake
HUC12 Number100700010409
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1676
Author:Kaeding, L.R.,, G.D. Boltz, and D.G. Carty
Date:1996
Title:Lake trout discovered in Yellowstone Lake threaten native cutthroat trout.
Journal:Fisheries
Volume:21
Issue:3
Pages:16-20
CommentsBased on anecdotal angler catch evidence, Lake Trout may arrived in the mid-1980s.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Year Class2, 4
Size20, 32 cm


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