Endangered Species Program
Conserving the Nature of America
Episode
12
  • Spotlight Species

Gila Trout (09:52)

Host: Sarah Leon with Jim Brooks

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Gila Trout
Photo credit: USFWS

Overview

Status: Threatened/ Listed on March 11, 1967
Scientific Name: Oncorhynchus gilae
Description: Gila trout was extirpated from Arizona around 1900, but has recently been repatriated. Threats to the species include loss of habitat, hybridization with introduced rainbow trout, and predation by exotic brown trout. Click Here

Last updated: June 11, 2012