Bull trout


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Author: Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife

The Bull trout lives in the benthopelagic, anadromous, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

Bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) are members of the family Salmonidae, and are char native to the Pacific northwest and western Canada, including Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Montana and Canada. More

The bull trout, Salvelinus confluentus, is a char of the family Salmonidae native to northwestern North America. Historically, S. confluentus has been known as the "Dolly Varden" (S. malma), but was re-classified as a separate species in 1980. More

General DescriptionThe native bull trout has been determined to be a separate species from the coastal Dolly Varden. More

Bull trout have declined across their range. Agencies and citizens have united across the west to help conserve this important part of our native heritage in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, as well as in Montana. More

And, as is often the case, the Bull Trout is threatened in much of its traditional range in North America, not just in Alberta. More

The Bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus),was native to the McCloud River below the Lower Falls to Shasta Lake. More

Bull trout are native chars and part of the salmonid family. Dolly Varden, also found in Washington, are similar in appearance to bull trout. Native char are found in fresh water streams, lakes and some migrate to salt water for a portion of their lives. More

The Bull Trout and Dolly Varden Management Plan describes the goal, objectives and strategies that will be used by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (Department) for managing bull trout and Dolly Varden in Washington. More

Catch and release of bull trout at Beulah Reservoir. Catch and release of bull trout at Beulah Reservoir. Bull trout were listed by the U.S. More

Bull trout in the western United States are now listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. One cause of bull trout population declines is fish passage issues caused by dams and diversion structures. More

The bull trout is known as the most serious predator on young salmon and a bounty was long paid on them in Alaska. More

The Bull Trout is a native to Alberta and it's history is quite complicated. Eigenmann first described the Bull Trout in Alberta in 1895. The Bull Trout and Dolly Varden (Salvelinus malma) were considered to be the same fish (from about 1882 - 1927). More

Bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) are in the family Salmonidae, genus Salvelinus (chars), which also includes introduced brook trout (S. fontinalis ) and lake trout (S. namaycush). Bull trout were first described as a separate species from Dolly Varden (S. More

watersheds, bull trout are both competitors and predators of pacific salmon. It is a mysterious species that is often confused with the dolly varden, a species that closely resembles a bull trout morphologically yet they are distant relatives. More

Bull Trout In General April Steelhead School All pictures are "mouse-over". - Tyler Thomas with a British Columbia steelhead. Sunday, February 10, 2002 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. More

Bull Trout (Salvelinus confluentus) is a member of the North American salmon family, which includes salmon, trout, whitefish, char, and grayling, and is one of four species of char native to western North America. More

Bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) are one of four native salmonid species to the Flathead River Drainage. The other native salmonids are: westslope cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki lewisi), pygmy whitefish (Prosopium coulteri) and mountain whitefish (P. williamsoni). More

Bull TroutRearing habitat requirements for juvenile bull trout include cold summer water temperatures (15 More

Bull Trout - Jarbidge River Population (Salvelinus confluentus) - Bull Trout Class: Actinopterygii Order: Salmoniformes Family: Salmonidae Genus: More

Bull trout are members of the salmon family known as char. Char are distributed farther north than any other group of freshwater fish except Alaskan Blackfish and are well adapted for life in very cold water. More

The bull trout favors the deep pools of the larger cold lakes and rivers, where it feeds on zooplankton and zoobenthos, especially chironomids. Return to the wildlife page. More

Bull trout illustration copyright Joseph R. Tomelleri The bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) is a close relative of the Dolly Varden (S. malma) and the Arctic char (S. alpinus). More

Surveys of Bull Trout Populations At Glacier National Park Tell Different Stories - Posted November 11th, 2009 by Kurt Repanshek Mixed news is coming out of Glacier National Park concerning populations of bull trout, a threatened species. More

Bull Trout Habitat (Photo courtesy of Ed Connor) Skagit River Watershed Bull Trout Project - Bull trout don't recognize international boundaries. More

Bull trout are unique in the sense that individuals within a population can be anadromous, while others stay in a river their entire life. Within one population, certain members may reside in tributaries, others migrate into lakes, and still others are anadromous. More

Bull Trout Telemetry Synthesis Bull Trout - drawing by Lisa Callagher Onizuka, www.onizukadesign.com = Introduction - radio wave animation For more information on the synthesis project contact: Matthew R. More

bull trout is more sensitive to habitat alteration. It was listed as a threatened species in 1998. The greatest risks to bull trout come from logging, roadbuilding, overharvest and destructive mines like the proposed Rock Creek Mine in northwestern Montana. More

bull trout is threatened, as defined by law, its numbers and distribution remain sufficient to insure that it is not at immediate risk of extinction. Today, the bull trout remains one of 179 "candidates" for listing. More

AWR's logo reflects our commitment to the bull trout—you can see the mighty bull and its terrestrial counterpart, the grizzly, in our logo in the upper right corner of this page. More

Common names

Bull trout in English
Tjurröding in Swedish (Svenska)
Tyreørred in Danish (dansk)
強壯紅點鮭 in Mandarin Chinese
强壮红点鲑 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Salmoniformes
Family : Salmonidae
Genus : Salvelinus
Species : Salvelinus confluentus
Authority : Suckley, 1859