Species: Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758


Nomenclature
Scientific name Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758
   
English name atlantic salmon
French name saumon atlantique
Dutch name zalm
German name Lachs

Illustrations

Not all species have been illustrated yet. Should you own high quality photos, please send them by means of the photo page.

You can always check for pictures on the Dutch website Nederlands Soortenregister.

You can always check for pictures on observations.be.

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Protection status and Red List
North Sea
red list: Critically endangered
Flanders
red list: Regionally extinct
Wallonia
red list: Non evaluated
Belgium
red list: Critically endangered
World
IUCN Red List: LR/lc (ver. 2.3, 1996)

Distribution
Flanders indigenous (1a)
Brussels indigenous (1a)
Wallonia indigenous (1a)
Habitat freshwater / marine
Reference Poll 1947. Poissons marins
BeRMS / WoRMS Belgian Register of Marine Species / World Register of Marine Species

Observations
Recent sightings on observations.be