Fun Fish Quiz

Think you're up to the challenge? Test your knowledge on this exciting and informative fish quiz. This quiz will reveal many interesting facts about the fisheries and aquatic life held within Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We're wet, wild, and wonderful. Get fishing!

 
 

2. How many fish species does the park contain?

 

3. How many Threatened and Endangered fish species does the park contain?

 

4. How many nonnative fish species does the Park contain?

 

5. How many trout species are native to the Park?

 
 

7. The water in streams of the park most resemble what?

 

8. What would you consider the greatest fisheries management concern in Great Smoky Mountains National Park?

 

9. Anglers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park have a measurable impact on fish populations.

TRUE ___ FALSE ___

 

10. Native trout have lost most of their historical range in the Park due to:

 

11. Which of the following methods is best suited for removal of unwanted non-native fish species in Great Smoky Mountains National Park?

 

12. Which of the following factors (in order of largest to smallest) do you think has the greatest impact on fish communities in Great Smoky Mountains National Park?

 

13. Fish populations in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are limited by which of these choices?

 

14. The largest trout ever caught in the Park was (to my knowledge!):

 

15. Otters have a substantial impact on Park fisheries resources.

TRUE ___ FALSE ___

 

16. There is nothing we can do to mitigate for acid rain effects and introduced non-native species in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

TRUE ___ FALSE ___

 

17. Great Smoky Mountains National Park has some of the heaviest deposits of nitrates and sulfates in North America.

TRUE ___ FALSE ___

 
 

19. Which of these fish are piscivorous (eat other fish) in the Smoky Mountains?

 

20. What percentage of eggs produced by southern Appalachian brook trout actually survive to one year of age?

 

21. Which of these human activities are most destructive to aquatic life and habitat in the Smokies?

 

22. How can you become involved with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park?

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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