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Interstate Stream Commission

Los Lunas Silvery Minnow Refugium

Protecting Our Water Rights, Our Culture and Our Economy!


To assist in the recovery of Rio Grande Silvery Minnow by using a naturalized facility and conservation management to provide fish with an environment similar to that of the Middle Rio Grande allowing them to choose mate preference, forage for food, and evade predators. In addition, fish will be provided for augmentation and housed at the facility in case of disaster.