Any of a number of fishes of the salmon family that live in large lakes and are highly prized as a game fish and as food.
- A North American char (Salvelinus namaycush, family Salmonidae). A European brown trout of a large race.
- Larger and deeper lakes, with oxygenated hypolimnions, will also have one or two larger salmonids, usually lake trout or landlocked Atlantic salmon, along with burbot and slimy sculpin.
- In tributaries feeding the lake, brook trout competed with young bull trout for food and in the lake, lake trout preyed on bull trout.
- The highest levels of omega - 3 fatty acids are in mackerel, lake trout, herring, sardines, albacore tuna and salmon.
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