Threatened Oregon fish may be removed from Endangered Species List

February 4, 2014 10:23 PM

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Threatened Oregon fish may be removed from Endangered Species List

Twenty years of federal and local efforts to save the Oregon chub, a tiny minnow found only in the Willamette River Basin floodplain, have brought the fish to the verge of being taken off the Endangered Species List.

If the effort is successful, the chub will be the first fish de-listed because its species is considered recovered.

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