The taimen is the largest member of the salmonid family, which also includes trout and salmon. Taimen, also called giant Eurasian trout, is also known as Siberian taimen and Siberian salmon.
LARGEST OF THE TROUT SPECIES IN THE WORLD.
Now only found in the remote corner of Northern Mongolia, Hucho Taimen is known to the Chinese as “the river god’s daughter” it is a ferocious and even canibalistic predator growing to more than six feet (up to two meters) in length and can weigh up to 200 pounds or 91 kilograms.
But like many magnificent freshwater giants around the world, the taimen’s existence is now threatened.
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