noun, plural steelheads (especially collectively) steelhead.
a silvery rainbow trout that migrates to the sea before returning to fresh water to spawn.

1580–90; steel + head Unabridged
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steelhead (ˈstiːlˌhɛd)
n , pl -heads, -head
a silvery North Pacific variety of the rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri)

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Fishermen can catch lake whitefish from the pier, and spring and fall offer the
  chance to catch brown trout, steelhead and salmon.
Multiple lakes and ponds in the area are abundant with trout, steelhead and
Or you might catch a steelhead, trout, crappie or coho salmon in the lake.
The river attracts sport fisherman worldwide to snag the salmon and steelhead
  that run unbridled.
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