TROUT FARMING IN NEPAL
Trout is the name for a number of species of freshwater fish belonging to the Salmoninae subfamily of the family Salmonidae. They are classified as an oily fish.The word trout is also used as part of the name of some non-salmonid fish such as Cynoscion nebulosus, the spotted seatrout or speckled trout. There are 12 Trout farmers in private sector all located in Nuwakot district of Nepal. These farmers produce Trout in their own ponds and sold to different supermarkets in Kathmandu as well as to the visitors of their farm either in raw or cooked form. The annual production of Trout is estimated about 16 metric tons and it is increasing each and every year simultaneously.