Arctic Grayling Information

GENERAL INFORMATION

Common Name:

Arctic Grayling

Scientific Name:

Thymallus arcticus

Diet:

Invertebrates, insects, larvae, small fish, and zooplankton

Habitat:

Clear cold water, preferable streams/lakes containing aquatic vegetation

Spawn:

Early Spring and eggs hatch in two to three weeks

Distribution:

Uinta Mountains

Origin:

Native to North America

Characteristics:

Silvery to light purple on the sides with a slender body. Bluish-white on the belly. Easily distinguished by their long, high, brilliantly colored, sail-like dorsal fin.

UTAH RECORD CATCH & RELEASE

Date:

July 17, 1999

Length:

19 Inches

Fisherman:

Russell Lee Jr.

Location:

Uinta Mountains

UTAH RECORD CATCH

Year:

1998

Weight:

1 pound 12 ounces

Length:

17 1/4 Inches

Girth:

8 3/4 Inches

Fisherman:

Terry J. Fieldsted

Location:

Big Dog Lake (South Slope Uinta Mountains)



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