Rainbow Trout

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Scientific Name:

Oncorhynchus mykiss

Species:

Rainbow Trout

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The rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) is native to cold-water tributaries of the Pacific Ocean in Asia and North America. It has been introduced into many freshwater environments across the world and now exists in the wild on every continent except Antarctica.