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  • n. The brown trout


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  • The Tara and its tributaries, as well as the lakes, contain a large number of salmonidae including Salmo trutem fario, Hucho hucho (VU) and Thimalus thimalus.

    Durmitor National Park, Montenegro

  • Linnaeus described the brown trout of small streams (the European “brook trout”) as “Salmo fario,” the sea-run brown trout (the “sea trout” of Europe) as “Salmo eriox,” and the lake form of brown trout as “Salmo lacustris.”

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • It is common to find literature references to “S. trutta trutta” (sea trout), “S. trutta fario” (stream-resident trout), and “S. trutta lacustris” (lake trout).

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Of the fishes of our neighbourhood I have been furnished with the following list by the greatest local authority, who has inherited, and personally acquired, an intimate knowledge of the subject: — Trout (Salmo fario), river Bain; grayling (Thymallus vulgaris), Bain; pike (Esox lucius), canal, ponds, Witham; chub (Leuciscus cephalus), Bain; carp

    Records of Woodhall Spa and Neighbourhood Historical, Anecdotal, Physiographical, and Archaeological, with Other Matter

  • Trout (_Salmo fario_) were introduced to New Zealand in the late 'sixties from England; in the' eighties rainbow trout (_Salmo irideus_) were also introduced from California; now New Zealand provides the finest trout-fishing of its kind in the world.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1

  • In this poem is to be found the first recognizable description of members of the salmon family, and, though the manner of their application is rather doubtful, the names _salmo, salar_ and _fario_ strike a responsive note in the breast of the modern angler.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1

  • In effect all, from the great _ferox_ of the big lakes of Scotland and Ireland to the little fingerling of the Devonshire brook, are one and the same -- _Salmo fario_.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1

  • As I have before stated, the rainbow spawns long after the _S. fario_.

    Amateur Fish Culture

  • I have observed this affection in the alevins of the rainbow trout (_Salmo irideus_), the common trout (_S. fario_) and the Quinnat or Californian

    Amateur Fish Culture

  • I should very much like to see the cut-throat and the Columbia River varieties tried in our waters, particularly the former, as they would probably succeed in waters which are too cold for the rainbow, and might very likely thrive where our own trout (_S. fario_) is not a success.

    Amateur Fish Culture


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