A invasive species is threatening Montana’s native trout — and climate change is making it possible

May 28, 2014 6:56 PM

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A invasive species is threatening Montana’s native trout — and climate change is making it possible

Warming waters are leading to increased hybridization between the two species of fish, a new study warns

After 12,000 years of adaptation and survival in local streams, Montana’s cutthroat throat may have finally met its match. An invasive species introduced by government fishery managers is messing with the native trout’s gene pool, ecologists with the U.S. Geological Survey report, and climate change...

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