Species catalogue


Order Salmoniformes
Family Salmonidae

Euryhaline fish (marine and freshwater) fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Sturdy body, blunt head and fairly thick caudal penduncle. The back is brown with red and black spots. It measures between 30 and 40 cm. It is plentiful in rivers and mountain lakes.

FAO code
Salmo trutta
Blue fish
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 1: Africa - Inland waters
  • Area 2: America, North - Inland waters
  • Area 21: the Northwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 3: America, South - Inland waters
  • Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
  • Area 4: Asia - Inland waters
  • Area 5: Europe - Inland waters
  • Area 6: Oceania - Inland waters
  • Area 67: the Northeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
  • Area 8: Antarctica - Inland waters
International denominations
Germany Forelle
France Truite d’Europe
Italy Trota fario
Portugal Truta
United Kingdom Trout
Fishing areas
Fishing arts

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