Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Salmoniformes > Family: Salmonidae > Genus: Salmo > Species: Salmo trutta trutta

Blacktail - Salmo trutta trutta Linnaeus, 1758

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Valid parent species Salmo trutta
Natura 2000 species code 6262

The EUNIS species component has very limited information about this species.

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
An breac geal Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Aure Norwegian Fishbase
Blacktail English Fishbase
Breac geal Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Brook trout English Fishbase
Brown trout English Fishbase
Finnock English Fishbase
Forelle German Fishbase
Galway sea trout English Fishbase
Gillaroo English Fishbase
Havsöring Swedish Fishbase
Havørred Danish Fishbase
Herling English Fishbase
Hirling English Fishbase
Kumzha Russian Fishbase
Lachförch German Fishbase
Lassföhren German Fishbase
Losos taimen Russian Fishbase
Losos' taimen Russian Fishbase
Meerforelle German Fishbase
Meritaimen Finnish Fishbase
Morskaya Forel' Russian Fishbase
Orange fin English Fishbase
Öring Swedish Fishbase
Orkney sea trout English Fishbase
Pastrav de mare Romanian Fishbase
Peal English Fishbase
Pstruh obecný severomorský Czech Fishbase
Salmo trota Italian Fishbase
Salmon trout English Fishbase
Sea trout English Fishbase
Sewin English Fishbase
Sjourrioi Icelandic Fishbase
Sjøaure Norwegian Fishbase
Sjøørret Norwegian Fishbase
Taimen Finnish Fishbase
Troc Polish Fishbase
Troc wedrowna Polish Fishbase
Trota fario Italian Fishbase
Trout English Fishbase
Trucha Spanish Fishbase
Trucha común Spanish Fishbase
Trucha marina Spanish Fishbase
Truite brune de mer French Fishbase
Truite d'Europe French Fishbase
Truite de mer French Fishbase
Truta marisca Portuguese Fishbase
Truta-de-lago Portuguese Fishbase
Urriði Icelandic Fishbase
Whiting English Fishbase
Whitling English Fishbase
Zeeforel Dutch Fishbase
Ørred Danish Fishbase
Ørret Norwegian Fishbase
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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