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Trout and SalmonSalmo salar

Atlantic Salmon

 

Salmo salar (Atlantic Salmon)

 

Family: Salmonidae (Salmonides)

 

Status: Introduced.

 

Description: Adult fish are similar to Brown trout (S. trutta) with silver to olive backs and spots.  S. salar has a larger caudal peduncle, tail is more forked and mouth doesn’t extend past the eye.  Spots generally don’t have a halo or red colouration to the adipose fin or spots  below the lateral line.

 

Location: Stocked into limited number of waterbodies in the CNM region including Lake Jindabyne.

 

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