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The common trout of Europe, especially one of a non-migratory race having dark spotted skin and occurring in small rivers and pools.
- ‘So far 25 salmon, as well as two brown trout, one sea trout, three lamprey and two dace, have been trapped.’
- ‘I knew there were sea trout, brown trout and Falklands trout in the rivers and lakes and Falkland mullet in the creeks.’
- ‘As well as supporting an excellent run of summer grilse and sea trout, the quiet Cambusmore pools house some superb brown trout.’
- ‘It can be quite rightly argued that all brown trout have sea trout qualities and that all sea trout have brown trout characteristics.’
- ‘The tiger trout is a specially bred-on-site hybrid between a brook trout and a brown trout.’
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