Great Basin Redband Trout, Upper Klamath Basin 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 Upper Klamath Basin SMU, Klamath Mountains Province ESU


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.

Conservation actions

Screening. Restore flow and riparian quality.

Key reference or plan

Oregon Native Fish Status Report, 2005