Salmon name a few game fish of the salmon family. They are divided into two large groups - the Atlantic salmon (noble) and salmon tihookeanskii (far East). The Salmonidae family includes more than 170 species of fish, the smallest of which have a length of 13 cm, and the largest can reach 2 metres. The most famous representatives — salmon, pink salmon, chum salmon, sockeye salmon, coho salmon, Chinook salmon, trout, whitefish, Cisco, char, grayling, taimen, lenok. Salmonid fishes are among the most widespread inhabitants of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans and fresh water, located in the Northern hemisphere.