Monthly Archives: January 2010

Meristic Counts for O. c. alvordensis: Alvord cutthroat trout

RE:Dr. Behnke’s analysis of museum specimens of the original Hubbs’ collection from the Alvord Basin:   Specimens had 25-50 spots, all above the lateral line – except as they drop along the caudal peduncle. Alvordensis had a pyloric caeca count of … Continue reading

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In Search of Answers

—–Original Message—– From: Mary Peacock Sent: Friday, January 08, 2010 9:48 AM To: David & Carmela Kortum Subject: Re: Willow/Whitehorse Cutthroat Transplants… David – it really is a bummer about these fish.  Here we had native cutthroat that were wonderfully adapted to desert environments.  … Continue reading

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The Word is Out: What Others Realize and Accept about ***** Creek

http://nativetroutflyfishing.blogspot.com/2008/08/eastern-oregon-trip-part-ii-in-search.html http://www.ncffb.org/joomla_1.0.12/index.php/THE-BOARD/Campfire/13581-Many-Rivers-to-Cross-Redux-A-report-pic.html These and several other native trout enthusiasts have documented success in catching Oncorhynchus clarki alvordensis (or the phenotype of Alvord cutthroat trout) in ***** Creek of the **** ********* National Wildlife Refuge (SE Oregon).

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