Identifying trouts and salmons

Is it a trout or a salmon?

Identifying trouts and salmons can be challenging. Colors vary, depending on sex, age, and habitat (inland lake or Great Lake). Also, dead fish often show less color than living fish. You shouldn't rely on color alone to identify a trout or salmon, but this page will show you some other ways to tell.


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