The aquatic ecosystem is inextricably linked, through the riparian zone, with the terrestrial ecosystem. Species of fish in this stretch of the
Much of the Snake River and many of its reaches have been declared as critical habitat for the Snake River sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka), a federally listed endangered species, and the Snake River fall Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tschawytscha), a federally listed threatened species. In addition, the entire
Did You Know?
An in situ specimen of Clemmys owyheensis (pond turtle) was found out in the Monument. The field crew also found a jaw with several teeth from Thomomys gidleyi (pocket gopher) and a jaw from Trigonictis idahoensis (grison from the weasel family).