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Photo of Westslope cutthroat trout, native to the Columbia River and upper Missouri River hybridize with introduced rainbow trout and have been extirpated from large portions of their historical range. U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service.
ID: 1143
Headwater Streams are Resistant to Trout Hybridization

Hybridization between native and introduced species is noted as an important player in the decline of native species. The potential for hybridiz ...

Principal Investigator : David E. Nagel

Wildlife and Fish
Water, Air, and Soil
2016RMRS
Photo of The South Fork of the Snake River and other world-famous northwestern U.S. fisheries are expected to lose trout and salmon habitat as a result of rising river temperatures. (Image: Bureau of Land Management.)
ID: 1430
Monitoring the impact of changing climate on western rivers and cold water species

While coldwater fish such as salmon and trout can adjust to slightly warmer-than-normal temperatures for short periods, abnormally high temperat ...

Principal Investigator : David E. Nagel

Wildlife and Fish2018RMRS
Photo of RMRS Research Ecologist Michael Schwartz collects eDNA samples from Rattlesnake Creek in Missoula, Montana. Photo credit Kellie Carim
ID: 1520
The eDNAtlas project: A national map of aquatic biodiversity

eDNA sampling provides a low-cost & sensitive method for determining which species occur in water bodies. Rapid adoption of eDNA sampling by man ...

Principal Investigator : David E. Nagel

Resource Management and Use
Water, Air, and Soil
Invasive Species
Inventory and Monitoring
Wildlife and Fish
Outdoor Recreation
2018RMRS