Pecos Pupfish in Salt Creek

Project Description

Continue monitoring genetic integrity of Pecos Pupfish in Salt Creek and assure that the upper 2-3 miles of Salt Creek does not have Sheepshead Minnow hybrids. Also, document that the existing barrier continues to prevent upstream movement; determine what would serve as an effective barriers if the need existed to construct them to protect Pecos Pupfish from hybridization.

Conservation Area

Pecos River

NFCA Objectives

Project Hierarchy: 1
Estimated Cost Range: ~$300,000 - $500,000
Project Submitted By: Advisory Council
Suggested Contact: Mike Montagne, Megan Bean

Conservation of Pecos Pupfish



Project Status

  • Suggested
  • Ongoing
  • Completed

Project Location

Salt Creek