Yellowstone Cutthroats Losing Out to Lake Trout

Despite the fact that more than 60,000 lake trout were removed from Yellowstone Lake last year, the precipitous declline in spawning cutthroat trout there continues. “Non-native lake trout patrolling Yellowstone Lake are eating so deeply into the population that biologists last year found just 471 cutthroats at a spot where there were more than 70,000 in the 1970s.” Mike Stark in the Billings Gazette.

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