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Salmo or Salvelinus hucho
Huch Huch, Huchen Hu"chen, n. [G.] (Zo["o]l.) A large salmon (Salmo, or Salvelinus, hucho) inhabiting the Danube; -- called also huso, and bull trout.
Salvelinus alpinus
Saibling Sai"bling, n. [Dial. G.] (Zo["o]l.) A European mountain trout (Salvelinus alpinus); -- called also Bavarian charr.
Salvelinus fontinalis
Note: The most important European species are the river, or brown, trout (Salmo fario), the salmon trout, and the sewen. The most important American species are the brook, speckled, or red-spotted, trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) of the Northern United States and Canada; the red-spotted trout, or Dolly Varden (see Malma); the lake trout (see Namaycush); the black-spotted, mountain, or silver, trout (Salmo purpuratus); the golden, or rainbow, trout (see under Rainbow); the blueback trout (see Oquassa); and the salmon trout (see under Salmon.) The European trout has been introduced into America. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of marine fishes more or less resembling a trout in appearance or habits, but not belonging to the same family, especially the California rock trouts, the common squeteague, and the southern, or spotted, squeteague; -- called also salt-water trout, sea trout, shad trout, and gray trout. See Squeteague, and Rock trout under Rock. Trout perch (Zo["o]l.), a small fresh-water American fish (Percopsis guttatus), allied to the trout, but resembling a perch in its scales and mouth.
Salvelinus fontinalis
Char Char, Charr Charr, n. [Ir. cear, Gael. ceara, lit., red, blood-colored, fr. cear blood. So named from its red belly.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the several species of fishes of the genus Salvelinus, allied to the spotted trout and salmon, inhabiting deep lakes in mountainous regions in Europe. In the United States, the brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) is sometimes called a char.
Salvelinus malma
Malma Mal"ma, n. (Zo["o]l.) A spotted trout (Salvelinus malma), inhabiting Northern America, west of the Rocky Mountains; -- called also Dolly Varden trout, bull trout, red-spotted trout, and golet.
Salvelinus malma
Bull trout Bull" trout` (Zo["o]l.) (a) In England, a large salmon trout of several species, as Salmo trutta and S. Cambricus, which ascend rivers; -- called also sea trout. (b) Salvelinus malma of California and Oregon; -- called also Dolly Varden trout and red-spotted trout. (c) The huso or salmon of the Danube.
Salvelinus namaycush
Namaycush Nam"ay*cush, n. [Indian name.] (Zool.) A large North American lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush). It is usually spotted with red, and sometimes weighs over forty pounds. Called also Mackinaw trout, lake trout, lake salmon, salmon trout, togue, and tuladi.
Salvelinus oquassa
Oquassa O*quas"sa, n. (Zo["o]l.) A small, handsome trout (Salvelinus oquassa), found in some of the lakes in Maine; -- called also blueback trout.

Meaning of Salvelinus from wikipedia

- Salvelinus is a genus of salmonid fish often called char or charr; some species are called "trout". Salvelinus is a member of the subfamily Salmoninae...
- trout, Salvelinus malma Lake trout, Salvelinus namaycush Silver trout, † Salvelinus ag****izi (extinct) Hybrids Tiger trout, Salmo trutta X Salvelinus fontinalis...
- trout (Salvelinus namaycush namaycush), the siscowet lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush siscowet), and the less common rush lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush...
- The brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) is a species of freshwater fish in the char genus Salvelinus of the salmon family Salmonidae. It is native to...
- separated them into a subgenus Salmo (Salvelinus), which now is treated as a full genus. The genus name Salvelinus is from German "Saibling" – little salmon...
- the bull trout, Salvelinus confluentus, (Suckley) from the American Northwest". California Fish and Game. 64 (3): 139–174. Salvelinus malma miyabei FishBase...
- Salvelinus leucomaenis, the whitespotted char, is an East Asian trout in the genus Salvelinus, called iwana in ****anese. Both landlocked and ocean-run...
- first described as a form of lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush), and later as a variety of brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis). The silver trout was described...
- Salvelinus killinensis, also known as Haddy charr is a variety of char found in certain lakes in Scotland. Salvelinus killinensis lives in Loch Killin...
- species is considered Data deficient. IUCN Red list Salvelinus inframundus - FishBase Photo of Salvelinus inframundus Fish portal Animals portal Biology portal...
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