General English


  • A round, oily fish, Salmo trutta, of the salmon family which is found in both fresh and salt water in a variety of forms varying from a few hundred grams to 35 kg (the American lake trout). The flesh is cream to pink depending on diet and the fish may be cooked in any way although they are generally shallow-fried or grilled in Europe. Nowadays extensively farmed as well as being an important game fish.