California State Historical Landmark #970
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This landmark is located 50 yards past the Redwood Gate entrance kiosk, Redwood Regional Park, Oakland, California. There are 35 other California State Historical Landmarks in Alameda County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 37° 48.170 W 122° 08.730.
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The naming of the Rainbow Trout species was based on fish taken from the San Leandro Creek drainage. In 1855, Dr. W. P. Gibbons, founder of the California Academy of Sciences, was given three specimens obtained from the creek. He described and assigned them the scientific name Salmo iridia. Rainbow Trout are now worldwide in distribution and are a highly prized game fish.