20 Pounds? Not Too Bad, for an Extinct Fish


For most fishermen a 20-pound trout is a trophy, but for Paiute tribe members and fish biologists here the one Matt Ceccarelli caught was a victory.

That Lahontan cutthroat trout he caught last year, a remnant of a strain that is possibly the largest native trout in North America, is the first confirmed catch of a fish that was once believed to have gone extinct. The fish has been the focus of an intense and improbable federal and tribal effort to restore it to its home waters...

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Schweber, Nate. "20 Pounds? Not Too Bad, for an Extinct Fish." The New York Times. April 23, 2013. Article. (http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/24/us/lahontan-cutthroat-trout-make-a-com..., accessed May 6, 2013)