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American Eel

American eel

The American eel (Anguilla rostrata) has a narrow, snakelike body with a hinged jaw. Their long dorsal fin combines with the caudal and anal fins to form a singular, long fin. They exhibit gray upper areas fading into a yellow-brown to pale yellow lower body 

White Sucker

white sucker

The white sucker (Catostomus commersoni) is widely distributed from the Arctic to Alabama and found widely distributed throughout Vermont lakes and rivers. They are also found throughout the Atlantic, Great Lakes, and Mississippi west to New Mexico. White suckers can live up to 17 years and reach lengths up to 25 inches. 

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Awarded 2017 Sport Fish Restoration Outstanding Project Award for Innovative Study of Brook Trout

February 28, 2018

The American Fisheries Society recently awarded the 2017 Sport Fish Restoration Outstanding Project Award to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department for the project entitled “Evaluation of Wild Brook Trout Populations in Vermont Streams.”

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