Atlantic salmon

Order: 
Salmoniformes
Family: 
Salmonidae

Euryhaline fish (marine and freshwater) with regularly ossified skeleton. Fusiform body, elongated and compressed on the sides. Head somewhat sharp, whose jaws possess strong teeth. Narrow caudal peduncle and caudal fin slightly forked. Bluish back in adults with red or orange spots.

International Designations

Germany: 
Lachs
France: 
Saumon atlantique
Italy: 
Salmone atlantico
Portugal: 
Salmão do Atlântico
UK: 
Atlantic salmon
China: 
大西洋鲑
Japan: 
Sake masu-rui
Fishing gears: 
Aquaculture
Hooks
Gillnets
FAO code: 
SAL
Scientific name: 
Salmo salar
Type: 
Blue fish
Fishing areas: 
Area 2: America, North - Inland waters
Area 3: America, South - Inland waters
Area 4: Asia - Inland waters
Area 5: Europe - Inland waters
Area 6: Oceania - Inland waters
Area 18: the Arctic Ocean
Area 21: the Northwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Area 41: the Southwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 67: the Northeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 81: the Southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
Area 87: the Southeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
2383925,87
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC