Brook Trout

Vermont State Cold Water Fish

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Brook trout

Brook trout in crystal clear water; photo by August Allen on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

Brook Trout

Vermont designated brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) as the official state cold-water fish in 1978 (a state warm-water state fish was also adopted; the walleye). Brook trout live under water conditions that are cool, clean and pure.

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Images

Brook trout exhibit; photo by The Wild Center on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution).

Brook trout

Brook trout photo © Brian Jorg / CritterZone: Animal - Wildlife - Nature Stock Photography (all rights reserved; used by permission).

Brook trout

Videos

Brook Trout Spawning-underwater footage-spectacular - Wild Visions, Inc.