Taxon profile


Brook Trout
Salvelinus fontinalis (Mitchill, 1815)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Salmoniformes - salmons »  family Salmonidae - salmonids »  genus Salvelinus

Scientific synonyms

Salmo fontinalis Mitchill, 1814
Baione fontinalis (Mitchill, 1814)
Salmo canadensis Griffith & Smith, 1834
Salmo hudsonicus Suckley, 1861
Salvelinus timagamiensis Henn & Rinckenbach, 1925

Other names

= Aurora Trout
= Baiser
= Breeder
= Brook Char
= Brook Charr
= Brookie
= Coaster
= Common Brook Trout
= Eastern Brook Trout
= Eastern Speckled Trout
= Humpbacked Trout
= Char
= Charr
= Lord-fish
= Mountain Trout
= Mud Trout
= Native Trout


Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete


Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [246]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/23841]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Salvelinus fontinalis (Mitchill, 1814)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [304755]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Salvelinus fontinalis (Mitchill, 1814)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Australian Faunal Directory [2d5eed84-325c-4b35-af01-b91ec25cfabf]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Salvelinus fontinalis (Mitchill, 1815)]
Data retrieved on: 22 January 2015
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2007): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 5. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) - stříbrnicotvární (Argentiniformes), ďasové (Lophiiformes), Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 91 str. [as Salvelinus fontinalis (Mitchill, 1814)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2013
EN Daniels, R. A.; R. S. Morse; B. R. Weatherwax (2006): Fish, Conewango Creek, Allegheny River Drainage, New York, USA [], Check List 2(1):14-19 [as Salvelinus fontinalis (Mitchill, 1815)]
EN Stephan Gollasch and Stefan Nehring (2006): National checklist for aquatic alien species in Germany [], Aquatic invasions, Volume 1, Issue 4: 245-269 [as Salvelinus fontinalis (Mitchill, 1814)]
EN Šefrová H., Laštůvka Z. (2005): Catalogue of alien animal species in the Czech Republic, Acta univ. agric. et silvic. Mendel. Brun., LIII, No. 4, pp. 151-170 [as Salvelinus fontinalis (Mitchill, 1814)]
Data retrieved on: 23 December 2018

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