Creating much needed fish habitat in Lake Mohave and recoveringprized, but threatened indigenous fish in mountain streamspunctuates the diversity of projects Arizona is pursuing in theirconservation efforts.
Stinky CreekArizona's indigenous Apache trout were nearly lost to over-harvest, habitat loss and competition for resources by non-native fish. Several initiatives worked to recover these trout including an artificial barrier in Stinky Creek that blocked access of non-native fish species.
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Lake Mohave Habitat Enhancement ProjectLike most aging reservoirs, Lake Mohave suffers from a lack of suitable aquatic vegetation, which hampers the development of healthy, abundant fish populations. Federal, state and private organizations combined to create a variety of structures that have been planted in the lake to attract fish, provide habitat and enhance sportfishing opportunity.
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