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Brook Trout

Salvelinus fontinalis ssp. fontinalis

Description:

Little fish with a nice pattern on the top

Habitat:

Slow, freshwater stream in Rocky Mountain National Park

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2 Comments

Machi
Machi 3 years ago

Thanks Jellis! Good to know it is a young trout.

Jellis
Jellis 3 years ago

brown, brook, rainbow and cutthroat are the most common species in RMNP. Almost all have marbled dorsal fins, upper patterns and parr marks when they are young. Tough call

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Estes Park, Colorado, United States

Spotted on Aug 19, 2017
Submitted on Oct 6, 2017

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