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Salmo

Wikipedia Abstract

Salmo is a genus of fish in the salmon family Salmonidae that includes the European species of salmon and trout, among them the familiar Atlantic salmon Salmo salar and the brown trout Salmo trutta. The natural distribution of Salmo also extends to Northern Africa and to Western Asia around the Black Sea basin. The single Salmo species naturally found in the Atlantic North America is the Atlantic salmon, whereas the salmon and trout of the Pacific basin belong to another genus, Oncorhynchus. The generic name Salmo derives from the Latin salmō (salmon). The number of distinct species and subspecies in Salmo is a debated issue. Atlantic salmon and brown trout are widespread species, while most of the other taxa are narrowly distributed forms endemic to single watersheds.
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Species

Salmo abanticus
Salmo akairos
Salmo aphelios (Salmon)
Salmo balcanicus (Salmon)
Salmo carpio (Salmon) (Critically Endangered)
Salmo caspius (Sea trout) (Attributes)
Salmo cenerinus (Northern Italian brook trout)
Salmo cettii (Salmon)
Salmo chilo
Salmo ciscaucasicus
Salmo coruhensis
Salmo dentex (Salmon)
Salmo euphrataeus
Salmo ezenami (Salmon) (Critically Endangered)
Salmo farioides
Salmo ferox (Salmon)
Salmo fibreni (Salmon)
Salmo ischchan (Salmon)
Salmo kottelati
Salmo labecula
Salmo labrax (Salmon) (Attributes)
Salmo letnica (Salmon)
Salmo lourosensis
Salmo lumi (Salmon)
Salmo macedonicus (Salmon)
Salmo macrostigma (Salmon) (Attributes)
Salmo marmoratus (Salmon) (Attributes)
Salmo montenigrinus (Montenegro trout)
Salmo multipunctata (Draa trout)
Salmo nigripinnis (Salmon)
Salmo obtusirostris (Adriatic trout) (Endangered)
Salmo ohridanus
Salmo okumusi
Salmo opimus
Salmo pallaryi (Salmon)
Salmo pelagonicus (Salmon)
Salmo peristericus (Salmon) (Endangered)
Salmo platycephalus (ala trout) (Critically Endangered)
Salmo rhodanensis (Salmon)
Salmo rizeensis
Salmo salar (Atlantic salmon) (Invasive) (Attributes)
Salmo schiefermuelleri (Salmon)
Salmo stomachicus (Salmon)
Salmo taleri (Salmon)
Salmo tigridis
Salmo trutta (Brown trout) (Invasive) (Attributes)
Salmo viridis
Salmo visovacensis (Salmon)
Salmo zrmanjaensis (Salmon)

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Steinhart Aquarium (CA Acad of Science

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