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Fish Species Description

Brown trout

Salmo trutta

Linnaeus, 1758

brown trout Species Photo

Classification

Order: Salmoniformes
Family: Salmonidae
Alternate Names: sea trout

Status: State Introduced


Freshwater

brown trout Region Map

Notes:

Records represent all known occurrences and may not reflect current species distribution.


Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Tennessee, Coosa, Chattahoochee, and Savannah River basins.



Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:


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