MAKING THE BROOK TROUT THE STATE FISH Act of Mar. 9, 1970, P.L. 161, No. 61 Cl. 71 AN ACT Selecting and adopting the Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) as the official State fish of Pennsylvania. The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania hereby enacts as follows: Section 1. The Brook Trout is the only trout a native of Pennsylvania waters. A choice of most epicures, it is the most beautiful and widely distributed member of the salmon family in the State and is found in the small, cold mountain streams and lakes and in the spring-fed limestone streams of the valleys. The Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) is hereby selected, designated and adopted as the official State fish of Pennsylvania. Section 2. This act shall take effect immediately.