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Salvelinus fontinalis

Brook Trout


Salvelinus fontinalis (Brook Trout)


Family: Salmonidae (Salmonides)


Status: Introduced.


Size: Grows from 25 to 65 cm and weights from 0.3 to 3 kg.


Description: Dark green to brown colour to the back with pale mottling. Red spots along the flanks with blue halos. Fins are reddish and often edged in white.

Location: Populations sustained by stocking in several impoundments and waterways in the CNM area.

Salvelinus fontinalis is listed in the following regions:

Canberra & Southern Tablelands

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Species information

  • Salvelinus fontinalis Scientific name
  • Brook Trout Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive
  • Machine learning

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