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 DeCS Categories

B01 Eukaryota .
B01.050 Animals .
B01.050.150 Chordata .
B01.050.150.900 Vertebrates .
B01.050.150.900.493 Fishes .
B01.050.150.900.493.817 Salmoniformes .
B01.050.150.900.493.817.750 Salmonidae .
B01.050.150.900.493.817.750.705 Salmon .
B01.050.150.900.493.817.750.705.580 Oncorhynchus .
B01.050.150.900.493.817.750.705.580.410 Oncorhynchus kisutch .
B01.050.150.900.493.817.750.705.790 Salmo salar .
B01.050.150.900.493.817.750.825 Trout .
B01.050.150.900.493.817.750.825.580 Oncorhynchus .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Trout .
Char 10965 .
Salvelinus .
Chars .
Various fish of the family SALMONIDAE, usually smaller than salmon. They are mostly restricted to cool clear freshwater. Some are anadromous. They are highly regarded for their handsome colors, rich well-flavored flesh, and gameness as an angling fish. The genera Salvelinus, Salmo, and ONCORHYNCHUS have been introduced virtually throughout the world. .
Salmon .
Chinook Salmon .
Pink Salmon .
Sockeye Salmon .
Salmo salmo .
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha .
Oncorhynchus nerka .
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha .
Salmon, Chinook .
Salmon, Pink .
Salmon, Sockeye .
Fish of the genera ONCORHYNCHUS and Salmo in the family SALMONIDAE. They are anadromous game fish, frequenting the coastal waters of both the North Atlantic and Pacific. They are known for their gameness as a sport fish and for the quality of their flesh as a table fish. (Webster, 3d ed). .
Oncorhynchus .
A genus of the family SALMONIDAE (salmons and trouts). They are named for their hooked (onco) nose (rhynchus). They are usually anadromous and occasionally inhabit freshwater. They can be found in North Pacific coastal areas from Japan to California and adjacent parts of the Arctic Ocean. Salmon and trout are popular game and food fish. Various species figure heavily in genetic, metabolism, and hormone research. .
Salmonidae .
Salmonids .
Grayling .
Salmonid .
Graylings .
Thymallus .
Whitefish .
Salmonids .
A family of anadromous fish comprising SALMON; TROUT; whitefish; and graylings. They are the most important food and game fishes. Their habitat is the northern Atlantic and Pacific, both marine and inland, and the Great Lakes. (Nelson: Fishes of the World, 1976, p97) .
Salmoniformes .
Salmoniforme .
An order of fish comprising salmons, trouts, whitefish, graylings, and other families. They are both marine and freshwater fish, found in all oceans and are quite numerous in the Northern Hemisphere. (From Nelson: Fishes of the World) .
Salmo salar .
Atlantic Salmons .
Salmons, Atlantic .
Atlantic Salmon .
Salmon, Atlantic .
A commercially important species of SALMON in the family SALMONIDAE, order SALMONIFORMES, which occurs in the North Atlantic. .
Oncorhynchus kisutch .
Coho Salmon .
Silver Salmon .
Salmon, Coho .
Salmon, Silver .
An anadromous species of SALMON ranging from the Arctic and Pacific Oceans to Monterey Bay, California and inhabiting ocean and coastal streams. It is familiarly known as the coho or silver salmon. It is relatively small but its light-colored flesh is of good flavor. .