Danube salmon

The taimen is distributed from the Volga and Pechora River basins east to the Yana River in the north and that of the Amur River in the south.

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The Danube salmon lives in the benthopelagic, potamodromous, freshwater environment.

The huchen or Danube salmon (Hucho hucho) is a species of freshwater fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) of order Salmoniformes. It is the type species of its genus. More

Danube salmon, in contrast to the majority of fish of the family Salmonidae, feels well in warmer waters. In short periods of time it can even tolerate the temperature level of 22-26 °C and the decrease of oxygenation to 5 mg/l. More

One of the world's biggest salmonids, the Danube salmon is now amongst the most endangered fish species in Europe (3) (4). This sizeable freshwater fish has an elongate, almost cylindrical body (5), a large head and mouth, and strong conical teeth (6). More

The back of the Danube salmon is grey-brown to red-brown in colour and patterned with numerous dark spots; the sides are reddish grey with a copper-coloured gloss and the belly is silvery-white. More

The Danube Salmon (brown trout - Salmo trutta fario), depicted on this Coin, is an endangered species in Europe. The WTO arranged a Free Trade Agreement with Slovenia on June 13, 1995. The agreement covered free trade in industrial products, fish and marine products, and processed agricultural products. More

Danube salmon, nesi, frozen, excluding fillets, other meat portions, livers and roes) HTS Number: 0303.22.00 Description: Atlantic salmon and Danube salmon, frozen, excluding livers and roes MFN Duty Rate: Free Previous Tariff (0303.21. More

Also called Danube salmon, is found in the drainages of Danube and Prut rivers. This rare fish can usually reach weight of 2-3 kg (4.5-6.5 lbs), and occasionally10-12 kg (22-24 lbs). More

Hucho hucho (Linnaeus, 1758) - Danube salmon, danube salmon or huchen, Danube trout, huchon, hunchen, sulec References Expert(s): Expert: Notes: Reference for: Other Source(s): Source: More

Danube, Danube Salmon, Danube Salmon Or Huchen, Danube Trout, Huchen, Hunchen, Sulec Common Names in Finnish: Tonavanjokilohi, Tonavanjokinieri� Common Names in French: Huchon, Huchon Du Danube, Saumon Du Danube Common Names in More

Common names

Danube salmon in English
Jokinieriä in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Siperianjokilohi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Taimen in English
Taimen in German (Deutsch)
Taimen in Swedish (Svenska)
Taimen' in Russian (русский язык)
Taimen' obyknovennyi in Russian (русский язык)
Taimenlaks in Danish (dansk)
Tajmen in Hungarian (Magyar)
Tajmen in Polish (polski)
обыкновенный таймень in Russian (русский язык)
таймень in Russian (русский язык)
Таймень обыкновенный in Russian (русский язык)
哲罗鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
哲羅魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Salmoniformes
Family : Salmonidae
Genus : Hucho
Species : Hucho taimen
Authority : Pallas, 1773