CHAR (Salvelinus spp) belong to the Salmonidae family of fish, which includes SALMON (Oncorhynchus spp) and TROUT (Salmo spp). Like some trout, char have both freshwater and sea-run (anadromous) varieties. They are distinguished from trout by their smaller, brighter scales and light spots on a dark background (whereas trout have dark spots on a light background). Also they spawn primarily in fall, while trout spawn in spring. There are 4 types of char. Dolly Varden (Salvelinus malma),...

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