Fish Identification

Rainbow trout

The rainbow trout is named for the broad, lateral stripe on its sides, which ranges from pink to red. Its back is olive-green, and its belly is whitish with heavy black speckling on all fins and the entire body.

Scientific Name:  Oncorhyncus mykiss

State Record: 17 lbs. 8 oz.

Image D.Raver (USFWS)






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