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2014-09-22 16:22:49

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A landmark Indian water settlement, the only such bill to pass this session of Congress, was approved shortly before the Senate adjourned Thursday night. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA99555LOGO Don Springmeyer of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin LLP, lead attorney for the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, announced the passage of H.R. 3716 by the full Congress. "This was a remarkable bi-partisan effort led by Senator...

2008-07-24 06:00:33

By Allen Pierleoni, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 24--Anglers, here's what you really don't know about the cutthroat trout: just about anything. But there is a place to find out everything about the 12 species of that fabulous game fish: "Cutthroat: Native Trout of the West" by Patrick Trotter, with illustrations by Joseph Tomelleri (University of California Press, $34.95, 560 pages). The elusive cutthroat is beautiful in all ways -- especially when pan-fried beside the stream from...

2005-08-04 07:04:58

By Adam Tanner NIXON, Nevada (Reuters) - Visitors to the eastern shore of Pyramid Lake 35 miles northeast of Reno, Nevada, can scan an area framed by a desert mountain backdrop and not see a hint of mankind. The American Indians overseeing the lake say such serenity along 125 miles of lake coastline 4,000 feet (1,200 m)above sea level is the result of the tribe's traditional respect for nature. Others suggest the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, which suffers 44 percent unemployment, should...


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2007-03-16 18:32:33

The Cui-ui, Chasmistes cujus, is a large sucker fish endemic to Pyramid Lake in northwestern Nevada. It feeds primarily on zooplankton and possibly on nanoplankton (such as algae and diatoms). The maximum size of male cui-ui is approximately 21 in (53 cm) and 3.5 lb (1.6 kg) while females reach approximately 25 in (64 cm) and 6 lb (2.7 kg). The life span of Cui-ui is typically about forty years, but the fish do not reach sexual maturity until at least age eight. The Cui-ui is not only a...

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