Inhabits lakes and fast-flowing rivers. Often called 'salmon trout' because of its food which is rich in crustaceans and give it its pink flesh. In lakes, large individuals have a lighter color and take on the name 'truites argentées' (Ref. 30578). Spawns in rivers in September-October. Maturity: 4-7 years. Young regains the lake at the age of 1-3 years, usually at the start of summer (Ref. 682).
- Berg, L.S. 1962 Freshwater fishes of the U.S.S.R. and adjacent countries. volume 1, 4th edition. Israel Program for Scientific Translations Ltd, Jerusalem. (Russian version published 1948). (Ref. 593) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=593&speccode=4604
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