Specimen Information

Salvelinus namaycush
Salvelinus namaycush
(Lake Trout)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID239135
Common NameLake Trout
LocalityColumbia River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Columbia-Entiat
HUC8 Number17020010
Collection Year1900
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for sport
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13708
Author:Wydoski, R.S., and R.R. Whitney.
Title:Inland Fishes of Washington. Second Edition.
Publisher:American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD in association with University of Washington Press, Seattle.
Pages:322 pp
Comments"U.S. Bureau of Fisheries stocked Lake Whitefish into Lake Pend Oreille, ID, in 1889; the fish was also stocked into Flathead Lake, MT, and more than likely gained access from these introductions in the Columbia River during high-runoff years; became established in the upper Columbia River and reservoirs in WA."
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate


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