Columbia River redband trout

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Columbia River redband trout
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Salmoniformes
Family: Salmonidae
Genus: Oncorhynchus
O. m. gairdneri
Trinomial name
Oncorhynchus mykiss gairdneri
( Richardson, 1836)

The Columbia River redband trout, [1] the inland redband trout [2] or the interior redband trout [1] (Oncorhynchus mykiss gairdneri) is one of three redband trout subspecies of the rainbow trout in the family Salmonidae. [3] It is native in the Columbia River and its tributaries in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Montana. It includes sea-run anadromous forms, which are known as redband steelhead. Also the large Kamloops rainbow trout is included. [2]

Redband Trout in the Boise National Forest, Idaho

See also


  1. ^ a b Columbia River Redband Trout - Oncorhynchus mykiss gairdneri
  2. ^ a b Inland Redband Trout - Oncorhynchus mykiss gairdneri
  3. ^ Behnke, Robert J.; Tomelleri, Joseph R. (illustrator) (2002). "Rainbow and Redband Trout". Trout and Salmon of North America. The Free Press. pp. 65–122. ISBN  0-7432-2220-2.