Great Basin Redband Trout, Chewaucan SMU

Photo Credit: Terry Smith, USFS Fremont Winema National Forest


  • Species Common Name Great Basin Redband Trout
  • Species Scientific Name Oncorhynchus mykiss newberrii
  • Federal Listing Status Species of Concern
  • State Listing Status Sensitive
  • SMU/ESU/DPS/Subspecies Chewaucan SMU


Special needs

Several life history types with different migratory patterns. Pools provide important habitat for all life stages.

Limiting factors

Connectivity in lower river. Non-natives. Stream drying.

Conservation actions

Address passage barriers. Restore flow and riparian quality.

Key reference or plan

2014 Great Basin Redband trout technical report