Native to North America
The rainbow trout is a freshwater fish from swift-flowing streams in North America. Introduced to France for fishing and breeding, it likes to chase small fish in cold, oxygen-rich water. The golden trout, yellow in colour with a red horizontal line, is the albino version.
- Average size: 60 cm
- Average weight: 10 kg
- IUCN red list status: Not evaluated (NE)