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Salmo salar  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 161996

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Atlantic salmon [English]
 
    saumon atlantique [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                            InfraclassTeleostei   
                               SuperorderProtacanthopterygii   
                                  OrderSalmoniformes  – saumons, salmons  
                                     FamilySalmonidae  – salmonids, trouts and salmons, truchas y salmones, truites et saumons, salmons, trouts  
                                        SubfamilySalmoninae   
                                           GenusSalmo Linnaeus, 1758 – Atlantic salmon  
                                              SpeciesSalmo salar Linnaeus, 1758 – Atlantic salmon, saumon atlantique  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  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 salar    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Atlantic salmon[English], saumon atlantique [French]   
       
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Salmo salar   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Salmo salar   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Jordan, David Starr, Barton Warren Evermann, and Howard Walton Clark  
  Publication Date: 1930   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of the fishes and fishlike vertebrates of North America north of the northern boundary of Venezuela and Colombia   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Report of the United States Commissioner of Fisheries for the fiscal year 1928   
  Page(s): 670   
  Publisher: United States Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: Reprinted 1955   
  Reference for: Salmo salar   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kocik, John F., and Kevin D. Friedland / Collette, Bruce B., and Grace Klein-MacPhee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Salmons and Trouts: Family Salmonidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, Third Edition   
  Page(s): 170-181   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-951-3   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Salmo salar   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Murdy, Edward O., Ray S. Birdsong, and John A. Musick  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of Chesapeake Bay   
  Page(s): xi + 324   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-638-7   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Salmo salar   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): National Marine Fisheries Service and U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Species; Determination of Endangered Status for the Gulf of Maine Distinct Population Segment of Atlantic Salmon   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 74, no. 117   
  Page(s): 29344-29387   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Salmo salar, Atlantic salmon [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: Salmo salar, Atlantic salmon [English], saumon atlantique [French]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title: A List of Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fourth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 12   
  Page(s): 174   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Salmo salar, Atlantic salmon [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Species; Final Endangered Status for a Distinct Population Segment of Anadromous Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) in the Gulf of Maine   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 65, no. 223   
  Page(s): 69459-69483   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Salmo salar, Atlantic salmon [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native & Introduced  
    Continental US, Native & Introduced  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: US ESA: The Gulf of Maine distinct population segment listed Endangered, as published in Federal Register Volume 65, Number 223, Pages 69459 - 69483, November 17, 2000  
 

 

   

 
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