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  • Another classification problem concerns the brown trout of Lough Melvin, Ireland, where three distinct populations—a large predatory trout known as “ferox,” a moderate-size invertebrate feeder known as “sonaghen,” and a smaller trout specializing on benthic food, snails, and crustaceans, known as “gillaroo”—coexist and maintain their identity.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

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  • A kind of trout only found in Ireland's Lough Melvin.

    February 9, 2007