They're Back! Endangered Fish Spawns in Grand Canyon

June 18, 2014 11:12 PM

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They're Back! Endangered Fish Spawns in Grand Canyon

After returning to the lower Colorado River in 2012 after a 22-year absence, the endangered razorback sucker fish is now spawning in Grand Canyon National Park, scientists announced today (June 18).

Biologists discovered larval razorback suckers in April and May at nine spots along the iconic Colorado River, which is home to several critically endangered fish species found nowhere else in the world.

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