Native Westslope Cutthroat Trout

Image: Native Westslope Cutthroat Trout

Detailed Description

Native westslope cutthroat trout swim in the north fork of the Flathead River in northwestern Montana. This region is recognized as a range-wide stronghold for genetically pure westslope cutthroat trout. However, rainbow trout invasion and hybridization threatens these populations. 

Flathead River, northwest Montana


Image Dimensions: 2765 x 3456

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Location Taken: Flathead River, MT, US