Definition of Salmo salar
1. Noun. Found in northern coastal Atlantic waters or tributaries; adults do not die after spawning.
Generic synonyms: Salmon
Group relationships: Genus Salmo, Salmo
Specialized synonyms: Lake Salmon, Landlocked Salmon
Terms within: Atlantic Salmon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salmo Salar
Literary usage of Salmo salar
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1. A History of British Fishes by William Yarrell (1841)
"... the three species most common to this locality (and of corresponding age), viz. salmo salar, Salmo trutta, and Salmo fario, may be carefully compared. ..."
2. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"THE SALMON [salmo salar, Linn.]. The intestine first goes a little way in the direction of the last part of the stomach ; it then bends down towards the ..."
3. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1866)
"Iceland Salmon. Salmo nobilis, Olafs. Island. Reise, ip 83. salmo salar ... salmo salar, Bloch, ip 128, taf. 20 (fem.), and iii. p. 146, taf. ..."
4. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania by Royal Society of Tasmania (1889)
"Will the veritable progeny of salmo salar, when liberated in our waters, survive and perpetuate their kind ? This is now our real trouble and anxiety. ..."