- Common Name:
- Brown Trout
- Other Names:
- German Brown Trout, Brownie, Loch Leven Trout, Saibling
- Scientific Name:
- Salmo trutta
- Adult Size:
- Normal size is 14 to 20 inches and 1 to 2 pounds. Browns occasionally reach 10 pounds.
- Usually coloration is light brown or tawny with pronounced black spots on the back, sides and head. Spots are often surrounded with reddish halo, along with reddish spots on the sides. Color is highly variable and browns are occasionally confused with landlocked salmon.
Find more information on the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife website.