noun. soft-finned fishes of cold and temperate waters.
- family Salmonidae
- achromatic color
Example sentences of the word salmonid
As a supplement to a natural diet of smaller fish and invertebrates, salmonid pellets are fine.
2. Noun, singular or mass
The combination of glacier-fed rivers and rich marine habitat creates conditions ideal for most of the Pacific salmonid species, from Chinook to steelhead.