Utah State Fish - Bonneville Cutthroat Trout
Utah State Fish

Bonneville Cutthroat Trout

The Bonneville Cutthroat Trout, designated as the official state fish of Utah, is a native freshwater species celebrated for its historical and ecological significance within the state. Named after the famous explorer Benjamin Bonneville, this trout species boasts distinctive characteristics, such as its vibrant crimson slash marks beneath the jaw, lending it an iconic appearance. It symbolizes Utah's commitment to preserving its native wildlife and aquatic ecosystems, reminding residents and visitors alike of the importance of conservation and protection of their natural heritage.

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