Endangered fish gets more protected habitat in New Mexico

June 07th, 2016

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has protected nearly 35 miles of critical habitat for an endangered 8-inch fish with a torpedo-shaped body in the headwaters of the Zuni River in northwestern New Mexico.

The Center for Biological Diversity says the designation for the Zuni bluehead sucker ensures that federally permitted actions such as logging, mining and livestock-grazing don't degrade streams where the fish lives.  Click on this link to read the full story.  http://www.ccenterdispatch.com/news/state/article_9e82de3d-54a6-5e52-bc9f-6aa078cedb76.html