Brook Trout in Alberta (Salvelinus Fontinalis)
Brook Trout Identification
- marbled pattern
- white leading edge on the pectoral, pelvic, and anal fins
- no black or brown spots on the head
- distinctive sprinkling of red dots
Brook Trout Description
In Alberta, brook trout were introduced in the early 1900s. They are more common in eastern provinces. They can be found moderately throughout all of Alberta and are included in the Alberta stock program.