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Biology and Ecology of the Brown and Sea Trout

pp 37-89

The habitat of the brown trout (Salmo trutta L.) in water courses

  • J. Haury
  • , Dominique Ombredane
  • , J. L. Baglinière

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Abstract

Within its overall area of distribution, the brown trout (Salmo trutta L.) is not always present, nor is it evenly distributed in the water courses. Among the factors regulating natural populations of trout, environmental conditions are of great importance and allow the definition of the habitat of this species.