Integrated Taxonomic Information System - Report

Go to Print Version

Salmo  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 161994

(Download Help) Salmo TSN 161994

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Acantholingua Hadzisce, 1960
    Salmothymus Berg, 1908
  Common Name(s): Atlantic salmon [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderSalmoniformes  – saumons, salmons  
                               FamilySalmonidae  – salmonids, trouts and salmons, truchas y salmones, truites et saumons, salmons, trouts  
                                     GenusSalmo Linnaeus, 1758 – Atlantic salmon  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Salmo aphelios Kottelat, 1997  
                                        Species Salmo balcanicus (Karaman, 1927)  
                                        Species Salmo carpio Linnaeus, 1758  
                                        Species Salmo cenerinus Nardo, 1847  
                                        Species Salmo cettii Rafinesque, 1810  
                                        Species Salmo dentex (Heckel, 1851)  
                                        Species Salmo ezenami Berg, 1948  
                                        Species Salmo farioides Karaman, 1938  
                                        Species Salmo ferox Jardine, 1835  
                                        Species Salmo fibreni Zerunian and Gandolfi, 1990  
                                        Species Salmo ischchan Kessler, 1877  
                                        Species Salmo labrax Pallas, 1814  
                                        Species Salmo letnica (Karaman, 1924)  
                                        Species Salmo lumi Poljakov, Filipi and Basho, 1958  
                                        Species Salmo macedonicus (Karaman, 1924)  
                                        Species Salmo marmoratus Cuvier, 1829  
                                        Species Salmo nigripinnis Günther, 1866  
                                        Species Salmo obtusirostris (Heckel, 1851)  
                                        Species Salmo ohridanus Steindachner, 1892  
                                        Species Salmo pelagonicus Karaman, 1938  
                                        Species Salmo peristericus Karaman, 1938  
                                        Species Salmo platycephalus Behnke, 1968 – ala balik, ala trout 
                                        Species Salmo rhodanensis Fowler, 1974  
                                        Species Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758 – Atlantic salmon, saumon atlantique 
                                        Species Salmo schiefermuelleri Bloch, 1784  
                                        Species Salmo stomachicus Günther, 1866  
                                        Species Salmo taleri (Karaman, 1933)  
                                        Species Salmo trutta Linnaeus, 1758 – brown trout, truite brune 
                                        Species Salmo visovacensis Taler, 1950  
                                        Species Salmo zrmanjaensis Karaman, 1938  

  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Salmo    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Salmo   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Salmo   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Salmo   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Salmo   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Salmo   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Salmo   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division:    






 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar