WoRMS taxon details

Salmonidae Jarocki or Schinz, 1822

125587  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125587)

accepted
Family
marine
Not documented
Distribution Distribution: Northern Hemisphere, but widely introduced in cold waters for sports and aquaculture. Many are anadromous,...  
Distribution Distribution: Northern Hemisphere, but widely introduced in cold waters for sports and aquaculture. Many are anadromous, spending part of their life at sea, but returning to freshwater where all species spawn in a gravel bed in rivers or streams; most fish die after spawning. Small cycloid scales. Gill membranes reaching far forward, detached from isthmus. Axillary process on pelvics. Last three vertebrae directed upward. No spines. Adipose fin present. Attains 1.5 m (maybe 2 m) maximum length. Highly valuable in sport and commercial fisheries. There is disagreement about the status of some species and genera.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Salmonidae Jarocki or Schinz, 1822. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125587 on 2019-06-26
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2019). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2019., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Distribution Distribution: Northern Hemisphere, but widely introduced in cold waters for sports and aquaculture. Many are anadromous, spending part of their life at sea, but returning to freshwater where all species spawn in a gravel bed in rivers or streams; most fish die after spawning. Small cycloid scales. Gill membranes reaching far forward, detached from isthmus. Axillary process on pelvics. Last three vertebrae directed upward. No spines. Adipose fin present. Attains 1.5 m (maybe 2 m) maximum length. Highly valuable in sport and commercial fisheries. There is disagreement about the status of some species and genera.  [details]
 



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English salmonids  [details]
Japanese サケ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål laksefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk laksefamilien  [details]
Swedish laxfiskar  [details]