Great Basin Redband Trout, Fort Rock 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 Fort Rock SMU


Special needs

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

Limiting factors

Passage barriers. Potentially brook trout. Altered hydrology (below dam).

Conservation actions

Address passage barriers. Restore flow and riparian quality.

Key reference or plan

2014 Great Basin Redband trout technical report