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

Brook Trout Salvelinus fontinalis

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

This species was found at 28 bioassessment sites, 0 rapid fish bioassessment sites, 31 fisheries assessment sites, and 0 fisheries presence-only assessment sites. In total, it was collected at 53 distinct sites, or 4.5% of the 1177 total sites monitored by the bioassessment program. It is the 61st most commonly collected species.

The Brook Trout was collected in 48 bioassessment sampling sessions and 46 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 1,604 individual Brook Trout specimens, ranking it the #53 most collected fish.

Species Distribution Map