Salmonidae

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Noun1.Salmonidae - salmon and troutSalmonidae - salmon and trout      
fish family - any of various families of fish
Isospondyli, order Isospondyli - most primitive teleost fishes; all are soft-finned: salmon; trout; herring; shad; sardines; anchovies; whitefish; smelts; tarpon
salmonid - soft-finned fishes of cold and temperate waters
salmon - any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters; usually migrate from salt to fresh water to spawn
genus Salmo, Salmo - type genus of the Salmonidae: salmon and trout
genus Oncorhynchus, Oncorhynchus - Pacific salmon including sockeye salmon; chinook salmon; chum salmon; coho salmon
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Coastal stocks of Pacific Harbor Seals largely consumed pleuronectid or clupeiform fishes, while the diet of the inland stocks of seals also consisted largely of perciform, gadiform, salmoniform, and scorpaeniform fishes.
The biology of a landlocked form of the normally catadromous salmoniform fish Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns).
In the most parsimonious trees in which this clade does not appear, the argentiniforms appear as the sister-group of a clade including the salmoniform + neoteleostean fishes examined.