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Modoc National Wildlife Refuge

Alturas, California


Fishes of Modoc National Wildlife Refuge

These species of fish are present in refuge waters, or waters adjacent to the refuge. One species of gamefish, the Goose Lake Redband trout, and all eight species of non-game fish are native to the Pit River system. The most commonly observed fish along the tour route is the tui chub, and important food source for river otters, mink, mergansers, grebes and other fish-eating wildlife.

The following list of fish has been provided by the California Department of Fish and Game. *Denotes native species.


Fishes

*Pit-Klanath brook lamprey
 Brown trout
 Rainbow trout
*Goose Lake redband trout
*Sacramento sucker
 Bluegill
 Green sunfish
 Largemouth bass
 Brown bullhead
 Channel catfish
*Hardhead
*Pit roach
*Sacramento squawfish
*Speckled dace
*Tui chub
*Pit sculpin  

For more information contact:
                        Refuge Manager
                        Modoc National Wildlife Refuge
                        P.O. Box 1610
                        Alturas, California 96101     
                        Phone: 916/233-3572
This resource is based on the following source:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  1995.  Birds of Modoc National Wildlife 
     Refuge, California.  U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service.  Unpaginated.
This resource should be cited as:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  1995.  Birds of Modoc National Wildlife 
     Refuge, California.  U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service.  Unpaginated.
     Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online.
     http://www.npwrc.usgs.govmodocmfis.htm 
     (Version 25JAN00).

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