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salmonid

(săm′ə-nĭd, săl′mə-)
n.
Any of various fishes of the family Salmonidae, which includes the salmon, trout, grayling, and whitefish.

salm′o·nid adj.
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In a later work, Gunther wrote that the Australian Grayling 'is analogous to a northern type, viz the Halplochitonidae, which represent the Salmonidae (Haplochiton being the analogue of Salmo, and Prototroctes that of Coregonus), and the Galaxiidae, which are the pikes of the southern hemisphere'.
Human activities--from logging, grazing, mining, overfishing, and hatchery practices to the development of croplands and urban areas--have decreased the ranges and populations of wild fish in the family Salmonidae on the Pacific Coast of North America (Lufkin 1991; Capelli 1999, Lichatowich 1999; Stephenson and Calcarone 1999; Berg et al.