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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Salmoninae — the Atlantic salmon and trout.


Latin salmo ("salmon") (Wiktionary)


  • The name Salmo trutta, which appeared in the tenth edition of Linnaeus’s System of Nature in 1758, was intended for the brown trout of large rivers and likely included sea-run brown trout.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Salmo is not a big name in American fishing, but don't let that fool you.


  • Until 1989, the genus Oncorhynchus consisted only of Pacific salmon species that clearly differed in life history from species classified as Salmo all Pacific salmon die after spawning and in the number of anal fin rays.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • "I knew I was standing not only at a drainage divide in a narrow valley along an abandoned rail line at the origin of a minor river called the Salmo, but also as a witness to one of the Earth's central landscape functions: the movement of melted snow or rainwater into a welcoming, but distant ocean.

    Tyee - Home

  • I live in Nelson, BC, where the Tanyas met at music school; close to Kaslo, where the Tanyas really got going; and Salmo, where Frazey lived.

    Human Thing

  • The brown along with about the other half of salmon species are under the genus Salmo.

    It's a Cutthroat World Out There...

  • For example, many of the most viable wild populations of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) are extant in northern systems such as the Tana River of northern Norway, despite widespread declines in southern areas [28].

    Freshwater ecosystems in the Arctic

  • The situation is further complicated by anadromous species, such as Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).

    Conservation of arctic ecosystems and species

  • Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in winter: the season of parr discontent?

    Effects of climate change on general hydro-ecology in the Arctic

  • Freshwater shrimp (Gammarus lacustris) are common and form an important food source for fish, which include Arctic char and brown trout (Salmo trutta lacustris).

    Effects of climate change on general hydro-ecology in the Arctic


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