Research on burbot under way at Flaming Gorge

Nov 28 2012 - 3:28pm

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For the past six years, Utah wildlife officials have been fighting to control the growth of an invasive predator that has been multiplying in one of the state's premier fisheries.

A new study under way now is aimed at tracking the movements and diet of the burbot, an eel-like fish that was illegally introduced into Flaming Gorge Reservoir in 2006 and is seen as a considerable threat to the trout and kokanee salmon that call the lake home.

Full story and photos:

http://www.xploreutah.net/story/research-burbot-under-way-flaming-gorge

 

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