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Interview: Colorado River's native fish under threat

June 15, 2010
Interview: Colorado River's native fish under threat All this week we've been hearing about the health of area rivers. Today we turn our attention towards what's swimming below the surface.

The Razorback sucker is native to the river. But it's future is far from certain. Dams and intense water use along with stocking the river with non-native fish have all put untolled pressure on the fish.

As part of our on-going series with High Country News, KDNK's Conrad Wilson spoke with science journalist Hillary Rosner about the fish that calls the lifeblood of the West, its home.

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