Bull Trout, Grande Ronde SMU

Bull Trout
Photo Credit: Terry Smith, U. S. Forest Service


  • Species Common Name Bull Trout
  • Species Scientific Name Salvelinus confluentus
  • Federal Listing Status Threatened
  • State Listing Status Sensitive
  • SMU/ESU/DPS/Subspecies Grande Ronde SMU


Special needs

Requires cool temperatures for spawning and rearing. Requires channel complexity and available migratory corridors.

Limiting factors

Brook trout. Lake trout. Hydropower. Diversions. Riparian habitat. Angling.

Conservation actions

Angler education. Habitat restoration. Restore connectivity. Manage against brook trout/lake trout.