Explore Fish Vulnerability to Climate Change

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Species maps show which previously-occupied sites are predicted to become too warm to support a population.

Only data from summer months (June-September) is included. Please interpret with local knowledge.

Redband Trout
(Photo: Jon McFarland)

Rocky Mountain Cutthroat (Photo: Jon McFarland)

Mountain Whitefish
(Photo: Josh Inya)

Cedar Sculpin
(Photo: Ryan P. O'Donnell)

Columbia Slimy Sculpin
(Photo: Carson Moore)

Rocky Mountain Sculpin
(Photo: Vince Golder)

Plains Sucker
(Photo: Bradley Rasmussen)

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Thank you to Dan Isaak, Sam Bourret, Braxton Newkirk, Matt Boyer, Robert Al-Chokhachy, Michael Young, Chris Clancy, David Schmetterling, Ace Riverman, Mark Smith, Mike Duncan, Katie Vivian, Dan Frazer, Cody Nagel, Jeremy Facer, Steve Dalbey, Caleb Bollman, Ron Spoon, Jason Mullen, Luke Holmquist, Jim Dunnigan, Jon McFarland, Brett Roper, Heidi Anderson, Christina Stuart, Bryce Hancock, Pat Braaten, Craig Barfoot, Brian Ertel, Mark Kirk, Molly Hamilton, Sherry Wolrab, Gwynne Chandler, and all members of the Walters Lab at UW. This work was funded by the National Science Foundation and U.S. Forest Service and supported by the University of Wyoming, Utah State University, and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.