Steelhead are rainbow trout that hang out in the sea and after that go back to fresh water to spawn. Rainbow trout that live in the Terrific Lakes and also migrate to surrounding tributaries to generate are additionally called steelhead though they do not make it to the sea. The indigenous habitat of steelhead is the seaside waters and streams feeding to the Pacific Ocean, reaching from parts of Russia to Alaska and down the west coast of the Usa, nonetheless, freshwater rainbow trout have been introduced all over the globe, on every continent conserve for Antarctica.
Though steelhead are technically rainbow trout, they have some certain peculiarities as well as practices that establish them apart. Steelhead are usually much larger, often getting to four times their solely freshwater equivalents. Steelhead resemble salmon during that they go back to generate in the place they were hatched out, but they could spawn a number of times in their lifetime.