Great Basin Redband Trout, Malheur Lakes SMU

Photo Credit: Terry Smith, USFS Fremont Winema National Forest


  • Species Common Name Great Basin Redband Trout
  • Species Scientific Name Oncorhynchus mykiss newberrii
  • Federal Listing Status Species of Concern
  • State Listing Status Sensitive
  • SMU/ESU/DPS/Subspecies Malheur Lakes SMU


Special needs

Several life history types with different migratory patterns. Pools provide important habitat for all life stages.

Limiting factors

Channelization. Water withdrawal. Riparian condition. Passage barriers.

Conservation actions

Address passage barriers. Restore flow and riparian quality.