brown trout


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brown trout

n.
A European freshwater game fish (Salmo trutta) that is brownish or greenish with red and black spots on the sides. It is naturalized in North America.

brown trout

n
(Animals) a common brownish variety of the trout Salmo trutta that occurs in the rivers of N Europe and has been successfully introduced in North America. Compare sea trout1

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n.
a common trout, Salmotrutta, of N European streams: introduced in North America.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brown trout - speckled trout of European riversbrown trout - speckled trout of European rivers; introduced in North America
genus Salmo, Salmo - type genus of the Salmonidae: salmon and trout
trout - any of various game and food fishes of cool fresh waters mostly smaller than typical salmons
sea trout - silvery marine variety of brown trout that migrates to fresh water to spawn
salmon trout, sea trout - flesh of marine trout that migrate from salt to fresh water
Translations
truite fario
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Anglers are asking where the mature brown trout are in the Coquet as there has been a steady decline.
Bryn Rob-|erts caught this nice overwintered 4lb 12oz brown trout at the west end of the Dam Wall at Scaling Dam
Instead they turned their attention to habitat restoration to improve the breeding conditions for wild brown trout.
Steven Atherton from Blyth caught and returned a 13lb brown trout from the bottom lake.
The official Irish trout record, which has stood for more than a century, is held by William Mears who landed a brown trout of 26lb 2oz from Lough Ennell in 1894.
A survey on the Holme, near Holmfirth, found large numbers of brown trout and bullhead in 50m sections of the river.
The best brown trout boated fell to Alan Willis, going 8lb 8oz, while Rugby angler Sean Hanlon had a nice brown trout of 5lb 12oz.
Gwynfor Morris from Llanfechell with his 17lb 5oz brown trout caught at Graiglwyd Springs fisheries Picture: JEFF PITT jp120508trout
A Sea trout are larger than brown trout and their flesh is more like salmon.
Local schools each received 100 fish eggs in January and students have since been rearing wild brown trout in special aquarium hatcheries in their classrooms.
The discovery of the flounder has shown it would be possible for the odd brown trout to migrate from the lake in the same fashion.
Extremely wary, reclusive and difficult to catch, brown trout are native to Europe and were imported to this country from Germany and Scotland in the later part of the 19th century.