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Description

The lake trout is a member the salmon family of fishes. They also an elongate, trout-like body with a stout head.The underside is white.

Habitat

They preferred habitat is large, deep, cold-water lakes.

Predators and Prey

They eat including zoo plankton, insect larvae, small crustaceans, clams, snails, leeches, mice, shrews, and even occasional birds.


Native or Invasive

The native range of the lake trout (also known as lakers, tongue trout, mackinaw trout and mountain trout) includes the cold water regions of northern Canada, Alaska, the Great Lakes and parts of New England

Form vs. Function


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Interesting Facts

Lake trout typically lives for 8-10 years.You can recognize this fish by it’s torpedo shape body.

Resources


http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/regions/central/pub/factsheets-feuilletsinfos-ogla-rglo/laketrout-touladi-eng.htm
http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/regions/central/pub/factsheets-feuilletsinfos-ogla-rglo/laketrout-touladi-eng.htm
http://www.glaquarium.org/exhibits-species/isle-royale/lake-trout/