Black Sea salmon

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Black Sea salmon
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Salmoniformes
Family: Salmonidae
Genus: Salmo
Species: S. labrax
Binomial name
Salmo labrax
Pallas, 1814 [1]

Salmo labrax, the Black Sea salmon, is a fairly small species of salmon, at about 20 inches (510 mm) long on average and rarely reaching over 30 in (760 mm). As its name suggests it inhabits the Black Sea. It is an anadromous relative of the brown trout.


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2006). Black Sea salmon in FishBase. April 2006 version.