brook trout


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brook trout

n.
A chiefly freshwater game fish (Salvelinus fontinalis) having a dark body with light-colored spots, native to eastern North America and widely introduced elsewhere. Also called speckled trout, squaretail.

brook trout

n
(Animals) a North American freshwater trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, introduced in Europe and valued as a food and game fish. Also called: speckled trout

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n.
1. Also called speckled trout . a common trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, of E North America.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brook trout - a delicious freshwater food fishbrook trout - a delicious freshwater food fish  
Salvelinus fontinalis, speckled trout, brook trout - North American freshwater trout; introduced in Europe
freshwater fish - flesh of fish from fresh water used as food
2.brook trout - North American freshwater troutbrook trout - North American freshwater trout; introduced in Europe
trout - any of various game and food fishes of cool fresh waters mostly smaller than typical salmons
brook trout, speckled trout - a delicious freshwater food fish
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The first day they remained in hiding, eating only the dried food that Bradley had brought with him from the temple storeroom, and the next night they set out again up the river, continuing steadily on until almost dawn, when they came to low hills where the river wound through a gorge--it was little more than rivulet now, the water clear and cold and filled with fish similar to brook trout though much larger.
As for the establishment of the furunculosis epizootic, 2 days after the brook trout were injected, six of the fish had died, arid the etiologic cause of their deaths was confirmed to be A.
Watershed imperviousness exceeding 15% results in streams that are impossible to rate "good," states the report, and even 2% imperviousness can affect pollution-sensitive brook trout.
But there also are plenty of wild rainbow and cutthroat trout, and Dolly Varden - a colorful species of char similar to brook trout (neither of which is actually a trout).
Over the years the Solins have improved brook trout habitat by installing wing deflectors in the Eau Claire River and seeded wildlife openings for deer and game birds.
They feed on native species, such as mountain trout and brook trout.
He has helped clients catch brook trout when wading in rapids, find prehistoric- looking pike in deep pools of shallow bays, and haul in twenty-pound lake trout from seventy-five feet down.
Colp-Haber, to follow the metaphor, is angling for brook trout.
There are fish in the water--pike and lake trout mostly--though there are places with giant brook trout.
ABSTRACT-A 1974-1984 survey of Tennessee's brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis populations indicated that distribution of the State's only native salmonid had substantially declined and additional losses were anticipated.