Rainbow Trout is a very adaptable fish that is native to the
Eastern Pacific. It can be found in many different habitats,
including Cal Poly's own creeks.The
average trout weighs between two and four pounds and is between
seven to eight inches long. However, they can grow to over 18
inches long and weigh in at over eight pounds. Rainbow Trout
eat small fish, worms and aquatic insects.These
fish are a metallic blue color on top and white below near the
belly. The trout has brown spots on it's back, sides and fins.
The trout also has a characteristic red stripe along it's side.