Kōrero: Trout and salmon

Sea and river dwellers

Sea and river dwellers

Brown trout can differ markedly in their colours. Those that live in estuaries, and also go out to sea (top), can look very silvery when caught – almost like a salmon. In contrast, those living in rivers (bottom) are more yellow-brown, often with red spots as well as black.

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Photographs by Carl Walrond

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Carl Walrond, 'Trout and salmon - Brown trout', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/19583/sea-and-river-dwellers (accessed 8 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008