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ok then so it has to be a Oncorhynchus

Or i'll guess slamo trutta but never seen any that colour if it is
 
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is it a rainbow trout
nope

my grasp of taxonomy isn't great, but the scientific name/common doesn't have salvinius in it anywhere or char nor does the family given on fishbase
 

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so it's a slamo then? (only 20 odd species to guess from)

Salmo aphelios
 

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Is it!!!!!!!!!!! I'm sure it's a Salmonid....

I'm going mad now trying to find out what it is.....
 

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Well, I've just been through all Fishbase's pictures and I couldn't find nowt. Although there was a whole heap of broken images later down the page...
 
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ha ha ha i hope i haven't got the id of it wrong myself :blush: , i'm not using the pic from fishbase as for this species fishbase just uses a pic from google. pretty sure it's the same fish though, googled it and found others that look the same.
 

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LOL u better not of got it wrong as i'm sure that pic is of brook trout...........
Also I'm 99% sure it's a salmonid.


Your not looking for one of the darters?


Etheostoma caeruleum
Rainbow Darter
 
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lol i'm scared now in case i have got it wrong, don't eat me :unsure: :shout:

nope not a darter
 

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