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Identifying conservation challenges and opportunities for the endemic Olympic mudminnow

Julian Olden, University of Washington
Background 
The Olympic mudminnow (Novumbra hubbsi) is Washington State’s only endemic species, existing nowhere else in the world, yet has the distinction of also being one of the most poorly studied. If ever a fish was in need of a public relations makeover, it’s mudminnows. Everything about the name – from undesirable mud to inconsequential Read more