Brook Trout

Brook TroutSalvelinus fontinalis

Physical features:
Light spots on a dark background, reddish underside and ventral fins have white edges.

Bays and estuaries of large lakes. Brook trout variety spends most of its life in stream or rivers while ?coasters? spend more of their life in lakes.

Aquatic insects and fish.

Fun facts:
In Lake Superior, local fisheries have stocked Brook Trout to maintain coaster populations.