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Trout and SalmonSalmo trutta

Brown Trout

 

Salmo trutta (Brown Trout)

 

Family: Salmonidae (Salmonides)

 

Status: Introduced.

 

Size: In smaller rivers grows to 1.0 kg but is larger elsewhere.

 

Description: May range in colour from largely silver with relatively few spots and a white belly, to the more well-known brassy brown cast fading to creamy white on the fish's belly, with medium-sized spots surrounded by lighter halos. Adipose fin has a red tinge to the edge and a large mouth extending beyond the eye.

 

Location: Widely distributed across cool rivers streams and lakes in the CNM region.  Stocked into waterways and impoundments.

 

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Salmo trutta at Tidbinbilla - 6 Jan 2017 Salmo trutta at Tidbinbilla - 30 Nov 2016
Salmo trutta at Tidbinbilla - 6 Jan 2017
Salmo trutta at Tidbinbilla - 30 Nov 2016

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Species Information

  • Salmo trutta Scientific name
  • Brown Trout Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive
  • 683.2m Recorded at altitude

Salmo trutta locations

Salmo trutta has been recorded at:

Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness Frogwatch ACT and Region Atlas of Life Budawang Coast
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