DWR employees in a boat with equipment to survey June suckers at the Provo River Delta at Utah Lake

Photo credit: Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

June sucker spawning at the Provo River Delta

Posted July 28, 2023

“This year’s June sucker spawn in the newly constructed delta has been a success. During Utah’s tremendous, extended spring runoff, a near-record number of June suckers migrated through the delta into the Provo River for their annual spawning event. …

“We’ve already detected several hundred larval June suckers, demonstrating that…these very young fish are making it into the restored delta’s excellent nursery habitat…”

Many thanks to the Bureau of Reclamation, the Utah Reclamation Mitigation and Conservation Commission, the Central Utah Water Conservancy District, the Central Utah Project Completion Act Office of the U.S. Department of the Interior and the June Sucker Recovery Program for their work on this important project.

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