Salvelinus, sal-ve-lī′nus, n. a genus of salmonid, the chars.
The salmonid are found in the rivers flowing into the Arctic Ocean.
Probably the sexually-immature worm occurs in other fishes, especially the salmonid.
The species of salmonid call particularly our attention, from the minuteness of the characters upon which their distinction rests.
The whole salmon family—the salmonid—are typical northern immigrants.
We shall limit our remarks to the species which are essentially marine, such as the salmonid, the Clupead, and a few others.