Iowa DNR
BioNet
River & Stream Biological Monitoring
Fish and Benthic Macroinvertebrate Surveys
Physical Habitat Assessments

Brook Trout Salvelinus fontinalis

Family
Salmonidae (Trouts)
Tolerance
Sensitive
Trophic Class
Top Carnivore
Is Exotic to Iowa?
False
Is Lithophilous Spawner?
False
Is Hybrid?
False
State Listing Status
Not Listed
Assessment Program Statistics

This species was found at 29 bioassessment sites, 0 rapid fish bioassessment sites, 32 fisheries assessment sites, and 0 fisheries presence-only assessment sites. In total, it was collected at 55 distinct sites, or 4.7% of the 1179 total sites monitored by the bioassessment program. It is the 60th most commonly collected species.

The Brook Trout was collected in 51 bioassessment sampling sessions and 48 fisheries assessment sessions. It was present in 0 rapid bioassessment sessions and 0 presence-only sessions.

The biological assessment program has collected a total of 1,774 individual Brook Trout specimens, ranking it the #50 most collected fish.

Species Distribution Map