RAINBOW TROUT SPECIES IDENTIFIED
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoCraig
N 37° 47.993 W 122° 08.521
10S E 575533 N 4183958
Quick Description: RAINBOW TROUT SPECIES IDENTIFIED
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 12/20/2005 8:32:27 AM
Waymark Code: WM534
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 45

Long Description:

NO. 970 RAINBOW TROUT SPECIES IDENTIFIED - The naming of the Rainbow Trout species was based on fish taken from the San Leandro Creek drainage. In 1855, Dr. W. P. Gibbons, founder of the California Academy of Sciences, was given three specimens obtained from the creek. He described and assigned them the scientific name Salmo iridia. Rainbow Trout are now worldwide in distribution and are a highly prized game fish.

There is an interesting fish ladder near the plaque.

Please note:  Because of a GPS failure, the coordinates are approximate.  When you visit the site, please e-mail me the corrected coordinates at coakford@yahoo.com.

Marker Number: 970.00

Marker Name: RAINBOW TROUT SPECIES IDENTIFIED

County: Alameda

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 04/29/1987

Location:
50 yards past Redwood Gate entrance kiosk, Redwood Regional Park, Oakland


Website: Not listed

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