Specimen Information

Salvelinus namaycush
Salvelinus namaycush
(Lake Trout)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID253769
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 Day30
Collection Month7
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:17240
Author:Ruzycki, J.R., D.A. Beauchamp, and D.L. Yule
Date:2003
Title:Effects of Introduced Lake Trout on Native Cutthroat Trout in Yellowstone Lake.
Journal:Ecological Applications
Volume:13
Issue:1
Pages:23-37
Reference 3
Ref. Number:1602
Author:Robbins, J.
Date:1997
Title:Tracking invaders.
Journal:Audubon
Volume:1997
Issue:Jan-Feb
Pages:16-17
CommentsMale specimen. According to Kaeding et al. 1996, the collections were made by anglers during July and August of 1994 at about 6 locations around the lake.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Class5
Size43 cm


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