Bull Trout, Klamath Lake 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 Klamath Lake SMU


Special needs

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

Limiting factors

Dams. Diversions. Roads. Grazing. Angling. Non-natives. Temperature.

Conservation actions

Continue habitat restoration. Address connectivity. Manage effects of brook trout. Increase tree cover to cool streams.