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Brown trout

Salmo trutta

Linnaeus, 1758

brown trout Species Photo


Order: Salmoniformes
Family: Salmonidae
Alternate Names: sea trout

Status: State Introduced


brown trout Region Map


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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