• Brook trout

Brook trout

Salvelinus fontinalis

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Females can be identified by their longer jaw

The brook trout lives in clear, cold mountain streams and lakes. Part of the Salmonidae family, males can be distinguished from females by their longer jaw.
  • Average size: 30 cm
  • Average weight: 3 kg
  • IUCN red list status: Not evaluated (NE)

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