Bonneville Cutthroat May be Named ‘Endangered'

Bonneville Cutthroat May be Named ‘Endangered'

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Photo Courtesy USDA Forest Service (KSL News) Utah's Bonneville cutthroat trout soon could be named as an endangered species.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is considering the move due to a lawsuit filed by several environmental groups. The lawsuit claims more than 90 percent of the cutthroat population has been wiped out.

They blame loss of habitat, a rise in the number of non-native fish and other factors for the decrease in trout population.

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