trouts in an Euproctus platycephalus site, observation by Stefano Bovero & me
Pe?a Creek at confluence of Redwood Log Creek. This was a 55mm young of year.
Male spawning Lahontan cutthroat trout. Upper Independence Creek, CA. Photo by Mark E. Hereford
These Chinook Salmon are beginning to break down and lose flesh at the end of their magnificent life cycle. I know these photos are not very good for ID purposes, but that's all I could get.
Population is heavily-managed and forms an autochthonous genetic reserve, supplemented with hatchery fish on an annual basis.
High Mountain Lake in the Big Hole River drainage in the upper Missouri basin.
Salmonidae are a family of ray-finned fish, the only living family currently placed in the order Salmoniformes. It includes salmon, trout, chars, freshwater whitefishes and graylings. The Atlantic salmon and trout of genus Salmo give the family and order their names.