Atlantic salmon Salmo salar

The map represents observations of this taxon, but it may not be used as a distribution map. A total of

observations in Finland?

FinBIF master checklist
Scientific name
Salmo salar
Linnaeus, 1758
Vernacular names
  • lohi (Finnish)
  • lax (Swedish)
  • Atlantic salmon (English)
Taxon rank
Occurrence in Finland
Published from Finland
Status in Finland
  • Stable population
Regulatory Status
  • EU Habitats Directive Annex II ?
  • EU Habitats Directive Annex V ?
  • EU Habitats Directive Annex II, exception granted for Finnish populations ?
  • Safeguarding Endangered Species in Forestry – Lajiturva Project 2019–2021 ?
Finnish Regional Red List Category
  • 2000 EN – Endangered
  • Risto Väinölä
DNA barcode sequences
Informal groups
  • Fishes