Native New Mexico Fish

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Native New Mexico Fish

The Department of Game and Fish is committed to maintaining the quality of the state’s fisheries, improving fish habitat and restoring native fishes, while also providing outstanding recreational angling opportunities for the public.

Gila Trout

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For the most current information on Gila Trout see the  Gila Trout Fishing Report.

Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout

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For the most current information see the Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout page.

Native New Mexico Fish Posters

Native fishes of the San Juan River, New Mexico (click for NMDGF PDF poster).

Native fishes of the San Juan River, New Mexico (click for PDF poster).

Native fishes of the Gila River Basin, New Mexico (click for NMDGF PDF poster).

Native fishes of the Gila River Basin, New Mexico (click for PDF poster).

Native fishes of the Canadian River, New Mexico (click for NMDGF PDF poster).

Native fishes of the Canadian River, New Mexico (click for PDF poster).

This two-sided poster provides information on the distribution and biology of the native fishes of the Canadian River drainage. The poster, developed by Lateral Lines, is the product of a Share with Wildlife project funded in 2015. To obtain copies of the poster, please contact Ginny Seamster.

Fish Conservation

The Department of Game and Fish is directed under the New Mexico Wildlife Conservation Act (WCA) to develop recovery plans for species listed by the state of New Mexico as threatened or endangered.

[17-2-40.1 NMSA 1978].

Treatment Advisories

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