family Salmonidae


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Related to family Salmonidae: Salmoniformes
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Noun1.family Salmonidae - salmon and troutfamily Salmonidae - 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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In this study rainbow trout was selected as a model member of the family salmonidae to determine it is susceptibility to KHV infection and to investigate for the first time the potential for trout to transfer infectious virus to common carp by virological and serological methods.
Scientific name of this fish family Salmonidae Onchorhynchus mykiss is.