Definition of sea trout in English:

sea trout

Syllabification: sea trout


  • 1North American A troutlike marine fish of the drum family occurring in the western Atlantic.
    • Genus Cynoscion, family Sciaenidae: several species, including the weakfish
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    • But environmentalists claim pollution from cod farms could endanger already depleted Atlantic salmon and sea trout populations.
    • Boats come in about 9 A.M. and sell fresh red snapper, sea trout, sculpin, and mackerel.
    • Fish of this size have been caught by anglers targeting the chub and also by anglers fishing for the sea trout.
  • 2British A European brown trout of a salmonlike migratory race. Also called salmon trout.
    • Salmo trutta trutta, family Salmonidae
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    • Forget stockies or naturally reproducing brown trout, saltwater sea trout are a race apart.
    • In the past the name game fishing was given to describe the taking of trout, sea trout and salmon by fly fishing.
    • On the Moy Estuary very high tides restricted sea trout fishing at the end of the week.

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