Briefly: Montana trout species decline linked to climate change

The Washington Post reports that a study in Science Advances shows that Montana’s changing climate is negatively impacting the trout population. After analyzing 30 years’ worth of data, researchers found that the amount of stream area occupied by native bull trout declined 18% between 1993 and 2018. Despite expected declines, researchers project that cutthroat trout can expand their stream occupancy in the absence of nonnative species.

Read more in this story from The Washington Post.

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