Specimen Information

Salvelinus fontinalis
Salvelinus fontinalis
(Brook Trout)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID850883
GroupFishes
GenusSalvelinus
Speciesfontinalis
Common NameBrook Trout
StateWY
LocalityBeartooth-Absaroka Mountains
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Wind
HUC8 Number10080001
Map
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Collection Year1945
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27494
Author:Vashro, J.
Date:1990
Title:Illegal aliens
Journal:Montana Outdoors
Volume:1990
Issue:July/August
Pages:35-37
Commentsspread throughout entire drainages in the 1940s and '50s,
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen Impactthese fish replaced other desirable species such as cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, and grayling.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/15/2019].

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