- belonging or pertaining to the family Salmonidae, including the salmons, trouts, chars, and whitefishes.
- a salmonid fish.
Origin of salmonid
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Examples from the Web for salmonid
The Salmonid are found in the rivers flowing into the Arctic Ocean.
The species of Salmonid call particularly our attention, from the minuteness of the characters upon which their distinction rests.
We shall limit our remarks to the species which are essentially marine, such as the Salmonid, the Clupead, and a few others.The Ocean World:
The whole salmon family—the Salmonid—are typical northern immigrants.The History of the European Fauna
R. F. Scharff
Probably the sexually-immature worm occurs in other fishes, especially the Salmonid.Parasites
T. Spencer Cobbold
- any fish of the family Salmonidiae
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