Range: The Bonneville cutthroat trout was historically found in the Bonneville Basin. It’s now found in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and Nevada.
Habitat: They live in clear, cool, well-oxygenated water with naturally fluctuating flows.
Size: They can grow up to 18 pounds and 24 inches.
Diet: The diet of the Bonneville cutthroat trout consists of other fishes, crustaceans, and insects. As opportunistic feeders, they will feed on almost anything in their environment.
Conservation Connection: These fish are threatened by water diversions, habitat damage, and livestock harvest.
Did You Know? The Bonneville cutthroat trout is the state fish of Utah.