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Leadville National Fish Hatchery

Added by yongli on 09/15/2015 - 13:20, last changed on 11/04/2019 - 13:26
The Leadville National Fish Hatchery was established in 1889 at the base of Mt. Massive and has raised fish to stock the country’s inland waterways for more than 125 years. After successfully eliminating a whirling disease outbreak in the early 2000s, the hatchery began to raise the greenback...

State Fish

Added by Greg Vogl on 02/13/2015 - 17:20, last changed on 10/14/2019 - 11:35
The Greenback Cutthroat Trout, Oncorhynchus clarkii somias , was adopted as the official state fish on March 15, 1994, by an act of the General Assembly. The Rainbow Trout was considered the state fish from 1954 until 1994 but was never officially adopted. The Greenback Cutthroat Trout was at one...
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