This is a trout-like char with pale pink, lilac, or red spots along the flanks that are large and well spaced; >23 branchiostegal rays. Adults are large (55-85 cm), migratory, and piscivorous. Refer to McPhail (2008) for a detailed discussion of this species in BC.
Source: McPail, J. D. 2008. The Freshwater Fishes of British Columbia. University of Alberta Press, Edmonton.