Definition: Fish of the genera ONCORHYNCHUS and Salmo in the family SALMONIDAE. They are anadromous game fish, frequenting the coastal waters of both the North Atlantic and Pacific. They are known for their gameness as a sport fish and for the quality of their flesh as a table fish. (Webster, 3d ed).
genera Oncorhynchus and Salmo may be either salmon or trout; check text; canned salmon
ExamplesOncorhynchus; Salmo salar