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Restoring North America's rarest trout (1:55)
Partners: California Department of Fish and Wildlife


Fish biologists from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service and California Department of Fish and Wildlife are one step closer to restoring the Paiute cutthroat trout back to it's historical range. The Paiute cutthroat is the rarest trout in North America and lives only in an 11-mile stretch of Silver King Creek in Alpine County, California.

Last updated: March 6, 2017