The brown trout is an economically important species, particularly due to its popularity with anglers, and stocks are maintained in many areas by artificial introductions This fish feeds on invertebrates, insect larvae, aerial insects, and molluscs, as well as the occasional fish and frog Brown trout range
The brown trout is found throughout Europe; those that live in rivers which empty into the North Sea and the Baltic Sea belong to the subspecies Salmo trutta fario, those that live in rivers that empty into the Black Sea are of the subspecies Salmo trutta labrax, and those in rivers emptying into the Mediterranean belong to the subspecies S. t. macrostigma Brown trout habitat
The brown trout inhabits well-oxygenated streams and rivers Brown trout status
The brown trout is common and widespread Brown trout threats
The are not known to be any threats to the brown trout.
Brown trout conservation
There are not known to be anny specific conservation measures fish
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- Stage in an animal's lifecycle after it hatches from the egg. Larvae are typically very different in appearance to adults; they are able to feed and move around but usually are unable to reproduce.