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Flaming Gorge Burbot: Diet and Distribution, Early Life History Addendum


July 2012 - December 2013


There is a need to identify the extent of seasonal movement by burbot and evaluate the primary prey resources contributing to the diet of burbot and lake trout in Flaming Gorge Reservoir. This study will provide contemporary information about the effect of burbot on food web structure in Flaming Gorge Resevoir and document the extent of burbot migration and location of spawning sites in the reservoir, to guide the development of targeted removal efforts.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 239

Phd Students: 142

Post Docs: 53

University Staff: 240

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 701

Scientific Publications: 1936

Presentations: 4260



Funding Agencies

  • Utah Division of Wildlife Resources


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey