Near Dexter, New Mexico
Southwestern Native Aquatic Resources & Recovery Center does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!
The Southwestern Native Aquatic Resources & Recovery Center (formerly the Dexter National Fish Hatchery & Technology Center) is located in the heart of the Pecos River Valley in southeastern New Mexico. The Center is home to a fully functional Fish Culture Facility, Molecular Ecology, Fish Health and Physiology & Pathobiology Laboratories with state of the art equipment and field expertise. The Center currently houses over 1 million fish from 14 different threatened and endangered fish species. The objective of the Center is to work with partners on reintroduction of species into their native habitats; improve the quality of fish reared through research and maintain populations in the event of catastrophic loss in the wild.