About this Species 

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Name:Cutthroat Trout
Family:Trout
Scientific Name: Oncorhynchus clarkii
Range:Cutthroat trout are stocked in the White River below Bull Shoals Dam, below Norfork Dam and in the Spring River. Cutthroats are not known to reproduce in Arkansas.
Habits and Habitat:Cutthroat trout eat mostly insects, although larger individuals will eat minnows and small fish. Cutthroats are not as tolerant of high water temperatures as rainbows.
Fish Fact: Cutthroats get their name from the striking orange slash mark found underneath their jaw.
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Joe Tomelleri