Biological Classification of Trout

Trout are salmonoids the order goes:

  Kingdom: Animailia – (animals)
     Phylum: Chordata – (with spinal cords)
      Class: Actinopterygii – (ray-finned fishes )
       Order:Salmoniformes – (trout and salmon)
        Family: Salmonidae – (characterized by the presence of an adipose fin)
         Genus:
           Oncorhynchus, Pacific Species
           Salmo, Atlantic species
           Salvelinus (Char)
            Species (popular examples):
              trutta (Brown Trout)
              mykiss (Rainbow Trout)
              Salvelinus fontinalis (Brook Trout)
              Oncorhynchus clarki (Cutthroat Trout)

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