A variety of cold water ecosystems, including rivers and larger water bodies
Native to Eurasia and North Africa, brown trout were introduced globally and now populate all continents besides Antarctica
Least Concern (IUCN Red List)
This species is
to the Truckee Meadows.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Brown trout, 2021, https://www.fws.gov/southeast/wildlife/fishes/brown-trout/
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Use a Ruler to Weigh Your Fish, 2020, https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/9222.html
California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Fishing for Brown Trout (non-native), https://wildlife.ca.gov/Fishing/Inland/Brown-Trout#35703374-distribution
National Park Service, Brown Trout, 2015, https://www.nps.gov/shen/learn/nature/brown-trout.htm
IUCN Red List, Brown Trout, 2021, https://www.iucnredlist.org/fr/species/19861/9050312
Wiley Online Library, Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L., brown trout Salmo trutta L. and Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus (L.): a review of aspects of their life histories, 2003, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1034/j.1600-0633.2003.00010.x
Washoe County, State of the Truckee River, 2017, https://www.washoecounty.us/csd/all_boards_committees/nv_wildlife_commissioners/2017/files/2017-08-03%20Wildlife%20item%2008%20-%20Regional%20Update_AugustCab.pdf
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