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Coastal Cutthroat Listing

Case Number # 5660

Cutthroat trout that live in coastal rivers in the Pacific Northwest and California have declined sharply owing primarily to habitat destruction, but the Fish and Wildlife Service refuses to protect them. A lawsuit aims to rectify that dire situation.

Press Releases

Monday, April 21, 2008
Court overturns decision to deny trout protection in lower Columbia River and southwest Washington
Thursday, February 3, 2005
Four conservation groups take first step in suit to protect trout as endangered species