Southern Steelhead

Oncorhynchus mykiss irideus

LEVEL OF CONCERN: CRITICAL
Southern steelhead populations are in danger of extinction within the next 25-50 years due to anthropogenic and environmental impacts threatening their recovery. Since its listing as an endangered species in 1997, Southern steelhead abundance has continued to decline to precariously low levels.

What has contributed to Southern steelhead's decline?

Characteristics

Abundance

Habitat and Behavior

Genetics

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