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Definition of sea trout in English:

noun

1British A European brown trout of a salmon-like migratory race. Also called salmon trout.
  • Salmo trutta trutta, family Salmonidae
Example sentences
  • 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.
2 [with modifier] North American A trout-like marine fish of the drum family occurring in the western Atlantic.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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