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The salmon (scientific name : Salmo salar) is gray and black colored fish, it is about 50 cm long.

Picture of a salmon.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

They eat crustaceans and insects.

They are born in the river, they move to the sea and then they go back to the river to mate

The maximum reported age is 13 years but most individuals live 4–6 years.

Habitat[edit | edit source]

In the sea and in the river especially in very cold waters in the North Atlantic sea

Its presence in the fables and stories[edit | edit source]

"How to Travel with a salmon" by Umberto Eco (last book)

External links[edit | edit source]