Non-native brown trout sampled while conducting electro fishing survey in S. Fork Salmon Falls Creek.
Non-native brown trout caught while electroshocking in Salmon Falls Creek, NV.
Also visible in the aquarium where I photogrphaed fish are a Lahontan redside shiner and a dace
Population is heavily-managed and forms an autochthonous genetic reserve, supplemented with hatchery fish on an annual basis.
The brown trout (Salmo trutta) is an originally European species of salmonid fish. It includes both purely freshwater populations, referred to Salmo trutta morpha fario and S. trutta morpha lacustris, and anadromous forms known as the sea trout, S. trutta morpha trutta. The latter migrates to the oceans for much of its life and returns to freshwater only to spawn. Sea trout in the UK and Ireland have many regional names, including sewin (Wales), finnock (Scotland),...