Jackson National Fish Hatchery

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Jackson National Fish Hatchery in Jackson, Wyoming

Jackson National Fish Hatchery is a National fish hatchery in Jackson, Wyoming. The hatchery is run by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The hatchery is physically located on the National Elk Refuge, a protected feeding ground for elk that winter in the Jackson Hole valley. The fish hatchery produces fish for a 18,000-square-mile (47,000 km2) distribution area in Wyoming and Idaho.[1]

Species[edit]

The Jackson National Fish Hatchery rears one species of fish: the Snake River fine-spotted cutthroat trout (Oncoryhnchus clarki behnkei).[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wyoming Fish Stocking Location Map". Retrieved 2008-01-16. 
  2. ^ "Jackson Species and Production". Retrieved 2014-11-20. 

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Coordinates: 43°32′10″N 110°43′59″W / 43.53611°N 110.73306°W / 43.53611; -110.73306