Thursday, September 6, 2007

Don't We Have Scientists On This?

We have been trying to save the greenback cutthroat trout in Colorado, but the effort hasn't been going so well. Turns out we have been using the wrong fish to do the job. Oy Vey!
A 20-year government effort to restore the population of an endangered native trout in Colorado has made little progress because biologists have been stocking some of the waterways with the wrong fish, a new study says.

Advances in genetic testing helped biologist discover the error, which was called a potential black eye, but they said there is still hope for restoring the greenback cutthroat trout.

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