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Temporal range: Upper Cretaceous–Recent[1]
Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tschawytscha)
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Actinopterygii
Order: Salmoniformes
Bleeker, 1859
Faimily: Salmonidae
G. Cuvier, 1816
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Salmonidae is the name o a faimily o ray-finned fish, the anly livin faimily currently placed in the order Salmoniformes.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2008). "Salmonidae" in FishBase. December 2008 version.