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Vertebrates

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****Chordata

This common name refers to only one phylum.

Animal Phylum Chordata

These are pretty much always called Vertebrates.
Though most trout feed mostly on invertebrates, a few vertebrates do come their way. Baitfish, of course, are the most common, but mice, frogs, and salamanders all may supplement the diet of a lucky trophy-sized trout.
Cottidae (Sculpins) Sculpin AdultCottidae (Sculpins) Fish Adult View 7 PicturesThis seems to be a mottled sculpin, Cottus bairdi. Normally this species is more mottled.
Collected May 6, 2007 from in
Added to Troutnut.com by on May 18, 2007
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