Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Salmoniformes > Family Salmonidae > Subfamily Salmoninae

Salvelinus Richardson, 1836

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Salvelinus colii (Günther, 1863)
Salvelinus faroensis Joensen & Tåning, 1970
Salvelinus fontinalis (Mitchill, 1814)
Salvelinus gracillimus Regan, 1909
Salvelinus grayi (Günther, 1862)
Salvelinus inframundus Regan, 1909
Salvelinus killinensis (Günther, 1865)
Salvelinus lepechini (Gmelin, 1789)
Salvelinus lonsdalii Regan, 1909
Salvelinus mallochi Regan, 1909
Salvelinus maxillaris Regan, 1909
Salvelinus murta (Saemundsson, 1908)
Salvelinus namaycush (Walbaum, 1792)
Salvelinus obtusus Regan, 1908
Salvelinus perisii (Günther, 1865)
Salvelinus profundus (Schillinger, 1901)
Salvelinus salvelinoinsularis (Lonnberg, 1900)
Salvelinus struanensis (Maitland, 1881)
Salvelinus thingvallensis (Saemundsson, 1908)
Salvelinus umbla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Salvelinus willoughbii (Günther, 1862)
Salvelinus youngeri Friend, 1956

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 French: omble sources: Belgisch staatsblad 07-08-1996: Koninklijk besluit houdende reglementering van de benamingen van visserijprodukten en verwerkte visserijprodukten
 German: Saibling


basis of record

van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374

additional source

Richardson, J. (1836). The Fish. in Fauna Boreali-Americana; or the zoology of the northern parts of British America.: containing descriptions of the objects of natural history collected on the late northern land expeditions, under the command of Sir John Franklin, R.N. Part 3, pp i-xv + 1-327, Pls. 74-97.

additional source

FishBase, version october 2012

additional source

Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology.



External Links



Bailly, N. (2014). Salvelinus Richardson, 1836. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126142

Dr Jorg Freyhof. Salvelinus Richardson, 1836. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=304751




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