Bonneville Cutthroat

Oncorhynchus virginalis utah

Native Trout Fly Fishing

A Bonneville Cutthroat from a small stream on the western side of the Bonneville Basin.

Introduction

Life History Information

Stream Resident Form

Fluvial (River Migratory) Form

Adfluvial (Stream to Lake Migratory) Form

Status

Description

Stream Resident Form

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Native Range

Native Trout Fly Fishing

Above: A map of the native range of the Bear River and Bonneville Cutthroat Trout. Data Source: Behnke (2002) and Trotter (2008). Below: A map of the native range of the Bonneville and Bear River Cutthroat Trout.

References

Behnke, R. J. 1992. Native trout of western North America. American Fisheries Society Monograph 6. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.

Behnke, R. 2002. Trout and Salmon of North America. Chanticleer Press, New York.

Bouchard, D.P., D.S. Kaufman, A. Hochberg and J. Quade. 1998. Quaternary history of the Thatcher Basin, Idaho, reconstructed from the 87Sr / 86Sr and amino acid composition of lacustrine fossils: implications for the diversion of the Bear River into the Bonneville basin. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology 141(12): 95114.

Campbell, M.R., C.C. Kozfkay, K.A. Meyer, M.S. Powell and R.N. Williams. 2011. Historical influences of volcanism and glaciation in shaping mitochondrial DNA variation and distribution in Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout across its native range. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 149: 91-107.

Campbell, M.R., E.R. Keeley, C.C. Kozfkay, J.L. Loxterman, R.P. Evans and D.K. Shiozawa. 2018. Describing and preserving the diversity of Cutthroat Trout in the Yellowstone, Snake River, and Bonneville Basin. Pages 303-321 in Trotter P, Bisson P, Schultz L, Roper B (editors). Cutthroat Trout: Evolutionary Biology and Taxonomy. Special Publication 36, American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.

Link, P.K., D.S. Kaufman and G.D. Thackray. 1999. Field guide to Pleistocene Lakes Thatcher and Bonneville and the Bonneville flood, southeastern Idaho. Pages 251266 in S.S. Hughes and G.D. Thackray, editors. Guidebook to the geology of eastern Idaho. Idaho Museum of Natural History, Pocatello.

Trotter, P. 2008. Cutthroat: Native Trout of the West. Second Edition. University of California Press, Berkley, CA.

Trotter, P., P. Bisson, B. Roper, L. Schultz, C. Ferraris, G.R. Smith and R.F. Stearley. 2018. A special workshop on the taxonomy and evolutionary biology of cutthroat trout. Pages 1-31 in Trotter P, Bisson P, Schultz L, Roper B (editors). Cutthroat Trout: Evolutionary Biology and Taxonomy. Special Publication 36, American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.