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
References in periodicals archive ?
Object of the contract is the genetic characterization of populationsLot 1: the sea trout (Salmo trutta trutta)Lot 2: the lake trout (Salmo trutta lacustris)Lot 3: the grayling (Thymallus thymallus) andLot 4: the tench (Tinca tinca)from several major river basins and concretely designated waters in Germany.
Total quantity or scope: Object of the contract is the acquisition, genetic characterization and documentation of populations of sea trout (Salmo trutta trutta) and lake trout (Salmo trutta lacustris) and grayling (Thymallus thymallus) and tench (Tinca tinca) from different main river basins or concretely designated waters in Germany.