Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis)

Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis)

Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) Brook trout, along with lake trout, belong to the “char” sub-group of salmonine fishes that is distinct from the “true” trout and salmon. Originally found only in eastern North America, brook trout were historically so common in New York lakes…

Tiger Trout (Salmo trutta X Salvelinus fontinalis)

Tiger Trout

The tiger trout (Salmo trutta X Salvelinus fontinalis) is a sterile, intergeneric hybrid of the brown trout (Salmo trutta) and the brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis). The name derives from the pronounced vermiculations, evoking the stripes of a tiger. It is a rare phenomenon in…

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