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Kevin McKay

Trout species thought to be extinct

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We have uniquely evolving arctic charr populations here in Maine. Whose to say when one becomes unique or not? Is it a simple switch of a few nucleotides, is it physical differences? Etc. This has undoubtedly happened here in Maine, we have remote enough locations where an isolated population of a given species of fish, maybe even trout may exist that we are simply unaware of. The difference, like the cut throat trout found in the article above, may be so infinitesimal we may not notice it. 

Is there a totally different species that looks nothing like a brook trout or salmon or charr, that's totally native? Probably not I would assume. Never know I suppose! 

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Probably not trout but what about certain sculpin or other forage fish ?

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