Genus: Salmo Linnaeus
Body elongated, head moderate, mouth large, its cleft extending to front edge of eye, numerous spots on the body which are of different size, adipose fin present.
Synony ms: Salmo trutta fario Tilak & Sharma, 1982; S. trutta trutta Linaeus, 1758; Trutta salmonta Rutty, 1772; S. eriox Linnaeus, 1758.
Diagnosis: Dorsal fin rays 9-4/9-11, anal 3/7-9, pectoral 1/12. Body covered with great spots of various sizes, mouth large, its cleft extending to front edge of eye. Adipose dorsal fin present .
Common names: Brown trout, trout, Jha-nya
Punatsangchhu: Phochhu & Mochhu, Toebrongchhu (Punakha), Dangchhu (W/phodrang), Dagachhu (Dagana).
Wangchhu: Cheri, Thimphuchhu, Bjiminachhu, Ngabirongchhu, Genekhachhu (Thimphu); Gunitsawa, Pachhu, Doteychhu (Paro); Damthang, Hachhu (Haa).
Altitude: 950 – 2800 MASL
Conservation status: Introduced