Last updated April 2017
This post includes the trout that are most often seen on French menus. Other wild trout may occasionally be offered and then you may have a special treat.
Rainbow trout or Steelhead trout
Photograph courtesy of Curtis Fry
There is careful control over organic agriculture, including aqua-culture, in France. With organic fish-farming in fresh water, and at sea not only the type of food is controlled along with the banning of antibiotics and growth hormones but also the amount and type of space per fish is controlled.