genus Salvelinus

noun
brook trout
Syn: ↑Salvelinus
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Salmonidae, ↑family Salmonidae
Member Meronyms:

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  • Salvelinus — Taxobox name = Salvelinus fossil range = Late Miocene Recent [Sepkoski (2002)] image width = 260px image caption = Arctic char, Salvelinus alpinus alpinus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata superclassis = Osteichthyes classis = Actinopterygii… …   Wikipedia

  • Salvelinus — Saiblinge Saibling Systematik Unterklasse: Strahlenflosser (Actinopterygii) Teilklasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Salvelinus — noun brook trout • Syn: ↑genus Salvelinus • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Salmonidae, ↑family Salmonidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Salvelinus fontinalis — Char Char, Charr Charr, n. [Ir. cear, Gael. ceara, lit., red, blood colored, fr. cear blood. So named from its red belly.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the several species of fishes of the genus {Salvelinus}, allied to the spotted trout and salmon,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salvelinus fontinalis — noun North American freshwater trout; introduced in Europe • Syn: ↑brook trout, ↑speckled trout • Hypernyms: ↑trout • Member Holonyms: ↑Salvelinus, ↑genus Salvelinus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Salvelinus namaycush — noun large fork tailed trout of lakes of Canada and the northern United States • Syn: ↑lake trout, ↑salmon trout • Hypernyms: ↑trout • Member Holonyms: ↑Salvelinus, ↑genus Salvelinus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Salvelinus leucomaenis — is a Japanese trout in the genus of Salvelinus called Iwana in Japanese and whitespotted char in English. Iwana is widely fished in Japan …   Wikipedia

  • Salvelinus fontinalis — Lake Lake, n. [AS. lac, L. lacus; akin to AS. lagu lake, sea, Icel. l[ o]gr; OIr. loch; cf. Gr. la kkos pond, tank. Cf. {Loch}, {Lough}.] A large body of water contained in a depression of the earth s surface, and supplied from the drainage of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salvelinus namaycush — Lake Lake, n. [AS. lac, L. lacus; akin to AS. lagu lake, sea, Icel. l[ o]gr; OIr. loch; cf. Gr. la kkos pond, tank. Cf. {Loch}, {Lough}.] A large body of water contained in a depression of the earth s surface, and supplied from the drainage of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salvelinus —       fish genus that includes the popular food and sport fishes known as char, brook trout, lake trout, and Dolly Varden trout (qq.v.). * * * …   Universalium

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