Atlantic Salmon, Salmo Salar

{grilse, black salmon, bright salmon}

Distribution:

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Description:

Maxillary to below centre of eye in 6-inch fish, seldom far behind eye (except in large males); gill cover with 2 or 3 large spots only; branchiostegals usually 12; dorsal fin rays usually 11; vomerine teeth usually not well developed; small fish have red spots between  parr marks; no red on adipose fin.

 

salmon fry

 


 

 

 

salmon parr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

salmon smolt

 

 

 

 

 

 

landlocked