Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Salmoniformes > Family: Salmonidae > Genus: Salmo > Species: Salmo trutta > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Salmo trutta lacustris Linnaeus, 1758 Fishbase (2002)
Salmo trutta fario Linnaeus 1758 Fishbase (2002)
Salmo trutta trutta Linnaeus, 1758 Fishbase (2002)
Salmo trutta aralensis Berg, 1908
Salmo trutta var. pellegrini Werner, 1931 Fishbase (2002)

Salmo trutta Linnaeus, 1758

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

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Legal status

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Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area (Helsinki Convention)

Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Salmo trutta caspius Kessler, 1877
Trutta marina Moreau, 1881
Salmo salar trutta Simtht, 1895
Salmo caspius Kessler, 1877
Salmo eriox Linnaeus, 1758
Truta salmanata Strøm, 1784
Salmo albus Bonnaterre, 1788
Salmo sylvaticus Gmelin, 1788
Salmo stroemii Gmelin, 1788
Salmo fario loënsis Linnaeus, 1758
Salmo cornubiensis Walbaum, 1792
Salmo albus Walbaum, 1792
Salmo saxatilis P. Schrank, 1798
Salmo fario forestensis Bloch, 1801
Salmo gadöensis Lacepède, 1803
Salmo cumberland Lacepède, 1803
Salmo cambricus Donovan, 1806
Salmo phinoc Shaw, 1804
Salmo caecifer Parnell, 1838
Salmo levenensis Yarrell, 1839
Fario argenteus Valenciennes, 1848
Salar ausonii Valenciennes, 1848
Salar spectabilis Valenciennes, 1848
Salar gaimardi Valenciennes, 1848
Salar bailloni Valenciennes, 1848
Salmo stuarius Knox, 1854
Salmo brachypoma Günther, 1866
Salmo gallivensis Günther, 1866
Salmo orcadensis Günther, 1866
Salmo mistops Günther, 1866
Salmo polyosteus Günther, 1866
Salmo islayensis Thomson, 1873
Salmo lacustris rhenana Fatio, 1890
Salmo lacustris septentrionalis Fatio, 1890
Salmo venerensis Günther, 1866
Fario trutta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Trutta marina Duhamel, 1771
Trutta fluviatilis Duhamel, 1771
Trutta salmonata Rutty, 1772
Trutta salmanata Ström, 1784
Salmo fario loensis Walbaum, 1792
Salmo faris forestensis Bloch, 1801
Salmo gadoides Lacepède, 1803
Salmo taurinus Walker, 1812
Salmo montana Walker, 1812
Salmo estuarius Knox, 1854
Salar ausonii semipunctata Heckel & Kner, 1858
Salar ausonii parcepunctata Heckel & Kner, 1858
Salmo fario major Walecki, 1863
Salmo spurius Pallas, 1814
Salmo orientalis McClelland, 1842
Salmo lacustris romanovi Kawraisky, 1896
Salmo trutta ezenami Berg, 1948
Salmo trutta abanticus Tortonese, 1954
Salmo trutta ciscaucasicus Dorofeyeva, 1967

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Salmo trutta European Network on Invasive Alien Species
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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