Story: Trout and salmon

Brown trout

Brown trout

The brown trout is the most successful of New Zealand’s introduced fish species. A predatory fish which prefers clear cool streams and the edges of lakes, it is the most commonly caught large freshwater fish.

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Carl Walrond, 'Trout and salmon - Brown trout', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 June 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008