from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A salmonid of the Danube, Hucho or Salmo hucho, of long and slender form, with a flat snout, large teeth, and silvery color dotted with black. Also huck, huchen.
- n. A genus of Salmonidœ, differing from Salmo in having no median hyoid teeth and in certain osteological characters. The type is the hucho, Hucho hucho.
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The Tara and its tributaries, as well as the lakes, contain a large number of salmonidae including Salmo trutem fario, Hucho hucho (VU) and Thimalus thimalus.
There are 10 salmonid fish such as chum, pink and masu salmon Onchorhyncus keta, O. gorbuscha and O. masu, Dolly Varden char Salvelinus malma, white-spotted char Salvelinus leucomaenis, and Japanese hucho Hucho perryi.
Hucho hucho taimen is a spotted fish that grows to great size (fish measuring more than 4 feet and 50 pounds are not uncommon).
Among them are the Great Lake trout of America, _Cristinomer namaycush_, and the Danubian "salmon" or huchen, _Salmo hucho_.
Of fresh-water fish, the sturgeon (_Acipenser sturio_ and _A. huso_), sterlet, salmon (_Salmo hucho_), and carp are found in the Danube; the mountain streams abound in trout.