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

Black salmon - Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Atlantic - Unfavourable-Bad
Boreal - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Continental - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 4 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 544 are designated for this species
Reported as invasive by NOBANIS, see also fact sheet
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • shelf
May also occur in
  • coastal
  • marine inlets and transitional waters
Natura 2000 species code 1106


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora - consolidated version 01/01/2007 (EU Habitats Directive) Except the Finnish populations
Only in fresh water
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention)
Only in freshwater

Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention lists the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures [and the designation of Areas of Special Conservation Interest (ASCIs) forming for the Emerald network]
Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic ("OSPAR Convention") (OSPAR Convention)
Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (Helsinki Convention)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Alabalik atlantik Turkish Fishbase
Amerikanskiy atlanticheskiy losos' Russian Fishbase
An bradán Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Atlanterhavslaks Danish Fishbase
Atlantischer salmón German Fishbase
Atlantisk laks Danish Fishbase
Black salmon English Fishbase
Bradan Irish (recte Irish Gaelic) Fishbase
Common Atlantic salmon English Fishbase
Drooggezouten gekruide zalm Dutch Fishbase
Echter Lachs German Fishbase
Grilse English Fishbase
Gullspångslax Swedish Fishbase
Hengst Dutch Fishbase
Hoplax Icelandic Fishbase
Ijle zalm Dutch Fishbase
Jacobzalm Dutch Fishbase
Kelt English Fishbase
Kutenut lohi Finnish Fishbase
Lachs German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Laks Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Laks Norwegian Fishbase
Laks atlantisk Norwegian Fishbase
Las German Fishbase
Lax Icelandic Fishbase
Lax Norwegian Fishbase
Lax Swedish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Lohi Finnish Fishbase
Losos Polish Fishbase
Losos Russian Fishbase
Losos Serbian Fishbase
Losos obecný Czech Fishbase
Losos szlachetny a. atlantycki Polish Fishbase
N. Atlantic salmon English Fishbase
Nedfaldslaks Danish Fishbase
Parr English Fishbase
Salm German Fishbase
Salmao Portuguese Fishbase
Sãlmao-do-Atlântico Portuguese Fishbase
Salmling German Fishbase
Salmo Italian Fishbase
Salmon English Fishbase
Salmon Serbian Fishbase
Salmón Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Salmón del Atlántico Spanish Fishbase
Salmone Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Salmone atlantico Italian Fishbase
Salmone del Reno Italian Fishbase
Salmone kipper Italian Fishbase
Saumon atlantique French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Sea salmon English Fishbase
Semga Russian Fishbase
Silver salmon English Fishbase
Skællaks Danish Fishbase
Solomós Greek Fishbase
Somon de Atlantic Romanian Fishbase
Tacon Atlantique French Fishbase
Vraklax Swedish Fishbase
Zalm Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Salmo brevipes Smitt, 1883
Salmo hamatus Cuvier, 1829
Salmo nobilis Pallas, 1814
Trutta salar Siebold, 1863
Salmo salmo Valenciennes, 1848
Salmo goedenii Bloch, 1784
Salmo salmulus Walbaum, 1792
Salmo caerulescens Schmidt, 1795
Salmo renatus Lacepède, 1803
Salmo rilla Lacepède, 1803
Salmo ocla Nilsson, 1832
Trutta relicta Malmgren, 1863
Salmo gracilis Couch, 1865
Salmo hardinii Günther, 1866
Salmo nobilis Olafsen, 1772
Salmo salar lacustris Hardin, 1862
Salmo salar saimensis Seppovaara, 1962
Salmo salar europaeus Payne, Child, & Forrest, 1971
Trutta salar (Linnaeus, 1758)
Salmo salar brevipes Smitt, 1882
Salmo salar brevipes relictus Berg, 1932
Salmo salar biennis Berg, 1912

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2014-01-28 Denmark 2nd submission 2007-2012 DK_species_reports-131220-95922.xml
2014-01-08 Luxembourg Article 17 report 92/43/CEE 2007_2012 Luxembourg LU_species_reports-13823-134519.xml
2013-12-30 Lithuania Third LT report on Art.17,2007-2012 LT_species_reports-131230-135438.xml
2013-12-30 Sweden Report on Implementation Measures (Art.17.1)_delivery 2013 SE_species_reports-131230-111623.xml
2013-12-20 Germany German national report 2013 DE_species_reports.xml
2013-12-18 Netherlands NL 2013 report art. 17 NL_species_reports_2013-12-09compleet2.xml
2013-12-09 Poland Habitats Directive Art. 17 Report PL_species_reports.xml
2013-10-18 Latvia LATVIA_2007-2012 LV_species_reports-131018-113252.xml
2013-10-10 United Kingdom Habitats Directive Article 17 2013 2nd submission UK GB_species_reports-13925-15297.xml
2013-10-07 Finland Habitat directive reporting (FI) 2007-2012 FI_species_reports.xml
2013-09-18 France Rapport France 2013 FR_species_reports.xml
2013-09-18 Portugal Relatorio nacional sobre a implementacao da Directiva Habitats 2013 PT_species_reports.xml
2013-09-17 Estonia Eesti2013 EE_species_reports-13917-14855.xml
2013-09-13 Ireland Habitats Directive Article 17 Report 2013 IE_species_reports-1396-14232.xml
2013-09-11 Spain Habitats Directive: Report Art.17 2007-2012 ES_species_reports
2013-08-23 Czechia CZ_Rep_HDArt17_2013_2nd_submission:corrected CZ_species_reports.xml
2008-07-07 Spain Spain's delivery of 3 July Salmo salar
2008-04-14 Estonia eesti Species questionnaire for Salmo salar
2008-04-10 Germany German national report Salmo salar
2008-03-17 Netherlands NL Report HR 2007 Salmo salar
2008-03-03 Lithuania Buveiniu direktyvos igyvendinimo ataskaita Species questionnaire for Salmo salar
2008-02-28 France rapport France Salmo salar
2008-02-26 Denmark DK Species questionnaire for Salmo salar
2008-02-25 United Kingdom UK_submission Salmo salar
2008-01-16 Belgium Natura 2000 habitat report Species questionnaire for Salmo salar
2008-01-15 Luxembourg Article 17 report 92/43/CEE Luxembourg Species questionnaire for Salmo salar
2008-01-11 Finland Suomi virallinen Species questionnaire for Salmo salar
2008-01-11 Ireland Habitats Directive Article 17 report Salmo salar
2007-10-02 Sweden Report on Implementation Measures (Art.17.1)_delivery 2007 Species questionnaire for Salmo salar
2007-10-02 Latvia LATVIA 2001-2006 Salmo salar
2007-10-01 Poland Report on Implementation Measures Species questionnaire for Salmo salar
2007-10-01 Czechia Species and Habitats Species questionnaire for Salmo salar
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