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Kamloops Trout


Scientific Name:

Oncorhynchus mykiss kamloops


Rainbow Trout


Rainbow Subspecies

Also known as:

The Kamloops trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss kamloops) is a local variety of the rainbow trout, a fish in the family Salmonidae. From its native range in British Columbia, Canada, it has been transferred to several other drainages in the United States. It is often considered a part of the broader Columbia River redband trout subspecies, Oncorhynchus mykiss gairdneri.

Note: The Kamloops is considered to be part of the Columbia River redband group.

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