Bull Trout - Brook Trout Hybridization
Bull Trout (Salvelinus confluentus) belong to fish collectively known as char that includes:
Bull Trout native to:
Brook Trout are native to eastern North America, but have been stocked in rivers and streams throughout the western United States, including many within the range of Bull Trout.
Bull Trout and Brook Trout when they co-occur
Genetic evidence from hybrid populations suggests
Did You Know?
The depth of Crater Lake was first measured in 1886 with a simple sounding machine that consisted of a crank and a spool of piano wire. Those first measurements showed the lake to be 1,996 feet deep - not far off from the depth of 1,943 feet that was measured with high tech equipment in 2000!