Aurora trout

The brook trout is native to small streams, creeks, lakes, and spring ponds.

The Aurora trout lives in the demersal, anadromous, freshwater, brackish, marine, depth range 15 - 27 m environment.

The aurora trout, Salvelinus fontinalis timagamiensis, is a subspecies of the brook trout. More

* Aurora trout, Salvelinus fontinalis timagamiensis * Brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis * Bull trout, Salvelinus confluentus * Dolly Varden trout, Salvelinus malma More

population of aurora trout in other lakes in Ontario, but to date no such populations have been permanently established. In 1989 an attempt was made to return the fish to one of its native lakes (Whirligig), by first neutralizing the lake with powdered limestone. More

Ontario used to be the only place where aurora trout were located, and they are commonly found in Whitepine Lake and Whirlgig Lake. These lakes, in turn, are found in Northeastern Ontario. But due to acid rain, they nearly disappeared. More

Naturalised populations of aurora trout have been introduced into approximately a dozen lakes in Northeastern Ontario as refugia. In the late 1980s, the original lakes were treated with lime in order to raise the pH to circumneutral conditions, and aurora trout were re-introduced. More

Did you know that Aurora trout were originally found in only 2 lakes in the world and these lakes are in Ontario? The Aurora trout is considered to be a color variant of brook trout which has evolved over thousands of years. More

Aurora trout basically are a sub species of Brook trout(Salvelinus fontinalis), and are native to only 2(!) lakes in Northern Ontario, Canada. These two lakes are called Whirligig, and Whitepine lakes - both had a healthy self sustainging population of Aurora's. More

Aurora Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis timagamiensis) Illustration by Cory Trepanier The Aurora Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis timagamiensis) is a unique variant of the Brook Trout, distinguished by its colouration. More

Aurora Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis timagamiensis) Scientific name: Salvelinus fontinalis timagamiensis SARA Status: Endangered (June 2003) COSEWIC Status: Endangered (May 2000) Region: Ontario Related Information - More

Please Note: The MNR rotates which Aurora Trout Lakes can be fished on a 3-year rotation. Complete info is at Brook Trout Heaven Appelo Lake Lodge is located about 2. More

aurora trout-like the Aurora Borealis rippling across the northern night sky-rises to the top of almost everyone's list. More

keep it and not fish for Aurora Trout the rest of the day. To fish the next day, you must eat the Aurora Trout first as you can only have 1 Aurora Trout in your possession. More

The Aurora Trout, or Salvelinus fontinalis timagamienis, truly does exist, but the small numbers and even smaller locations can make catching this beautiful fish a difficult task to say the least. More

Fishing: Rare aurora trout becomes the jewel of Canadian outing Sunday, November 03, 2002 By Deborah Weisberg Retired Ambridge High School history teacher Ray Solero has fished Canada for 59 years - heading north from his Conway home three or More

for stocked aurora trout this year Natural Resources Minister, David Ramsay, announced today. "I More

Features: The Aurora Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis timagamiensis) is a unique genetic stock of the Brook Trout. It is so-named because the colours of its sides are purple. It lives in a few,remote, high- elevation lakes in the Temagami District of Ontario. More

Aurora trout were first identified as a separate species in 1925 by an American scientist. However in 1967, the original classification material was reviewed by taxonomists who determined that aurora trout were really a subspecies of brook trout (and not a distinct species). More

Restoration of the aurora trout to its native habitat - * 2008: Piping Plover * 2007: Ontario Turtles * 2006: Burrowing Owls * 2005: Killer Whales More

Common names

A na in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Âait in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Aanaatlik in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Aanak in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Alabalik türü in Turkish (Türkçe)
American brook charr in English
American brook trout in English
Amerikanischer Bachsaibling in German (Deutsch)
Amerikanischer saibling in German (Deutsch)
Amerikanski goletz in Russian (русский язык)
Amerikanskiy golets in Russian (русский язык)
Ana in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Anakleq in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Anokik in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Anuk in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Aurora trout in English
Azad Mahi Cheshmahi in Farsi
Azad Mahi Cheshmahi in Persian (‫فارسی)
Bachsaibling in German (Deutsch)
Bäckröding in Swedish (Svenska)
Baiser in English
Beekforel in Afrikaans
Bekkeror in Norwegian (Norsk)
Bekkerøye in Norwegian (Norsk)
Bekkerøye in Norwegian Nynorsk (Norsk nynorsk)
Bekkerøyr in Norwegian (Norsk)
Breeder in English
Bronforei in Dutch (Nederlands)
Bronforel in Dutch (Nederlands)
Brook char in English
Brook charr in English
brook trout in English
brook trout in Ukrainian (українська мова)
brook trout (German: Bachsaibling) in English
Brookie in English
Char in English
Charr in English
Coaster in English
Common brook trout in English
Eastern brook trout in English
Eastern speckled trout in English
Elsässer saibling in German (Deutsch)
Fântânel in Rumanian
Fintinel in Romanian (română)
Giigaq in Alutiiq
Humpbacked trout in English
I ha luk in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Iqaluk in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Iqaluk tasirsiutik in Inuktitut (ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ)
Kanadska pastrva in Serbian (српски језик)
Kawamasu in Japanese (日本語)
Kaynak alabaligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Kaynak alabalığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
kildeorred in Danish (dansk)
Kildeørred in Danish (dansk)
Lindableikja in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Lord-fish in English
Masamek in Cree (ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ)
Masamekos in Cree (ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ)
Masamekw in Cree (ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ)
Masumèk in Cree (ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ)
Mountain trout in English
Mud trout in English
Native trout in English
Omble de fontaine in French (français)
Omble moucheté in French (français)
Pastrav fântânel in Rumanian
Pastrav fintînel in Romanian (română)
Pataki pisztráng in Hungarian (Magyar)
Pataki szajbling in Hungarian (Magyar)
Potocna zlatovcica in Serbian (српски језик)
Pstrąg źródlany in Polish (polski)
Puronieriä in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Red trout in English
Riddervis in Dutch (Nederlands)
Saibling in German (Deutsch)
Salmerino di fontaine in Italian (Italiano)
Salmerino di fontana in Italian (Italiano)
salmerino di fontane in Italian (Italiano)
Salmerino di fonte in Italian (Italiano)
Salmon trout in English
Salter in English
Salvelino in Spanish (español)
Salvelinos in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Salvelinos in Greek, Modern (1453)
Salvelinus fontinalis in Italian (Italiano)
Salvelinus fontinalis in Portuguese (Português)
Saumon de fontaine in French (français)
Sea trout in English
Siven in Bulgarian (български език)
Siven americký in Czech (česky)
Sivon americký in Slovak (slovenčina)
Sivon potocny in Czech (česky)
Sivon potocny in Slovak (slovenčina)
Slob in English
Speckled char in English
Speckled trout in English
Specks in English
Square-tail in English
Squaretail in English
Squaretailed trout in English
Tiegerfisch in German (Deutsch)
Trout in English
Trucha de arroyo in Spanish (español)
Trucha de fontana in Spanish (español)
Truite in French (français)
Truite de lac in French (français)
Truite de mer in French (français)
Truite de ruisseau in French (français)
Truite mouchetée in French (français)
Truite rouge in French (français)
Truta das fontes in Portuguese (Português)
Truta-das-fontes in Portuguese (Português)
Upokšninė šalvis in Lithuanian (lietuvių kalba)
Whitefin in English
Σαλβελίνος in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Σαλβελίνος in Greek, Modern (1453)
американская малоротая палия in Russian (русский язык)
Поточна златовчица in Serbian (српски језик)
Сивен in Bulgarian (български език)
форель ручьевая in Russian (русский язык)
ماهي آزاد چشمه اي in Farsi
カワマス in Japanese (日本語)
溪斑鮭 in Mandarin Chinese
溪斑鲑 in Mandarin Chinese
美洲紅點鮭(溪紅點鮭) in Mandarin Chinese
美洲红点鲑(溪红点鲑) in Mandarin Chinese
蒂馬紅點鮭 in Mandarin Chinese
蒂马红点鲑 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Salmoniformes
Family : Salmonidae
Genus : Salvelinus
Species : Salvelinus fontinalis
Authority : Mitchill, 1814