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Map of the current range of all 5 species of taimen (Download MapWild Salmon Center).
A large Siberian taimen in Russia (Download PhotoMisha Skopets).
Rarely seen in the wild, a pair of taimen spawning in the Danube watershed in AustriaDownload Photo.
A Wild Salmon Center biologist examines a Sakhalin taimen captured illegally in the Russian Far EastDownload Photo.
A large Siberian taimen in MongoliaDownload Photo.
Beginning life small, such as this 70 mm juvenile Danube salmon, taimen can grow to reach lengths of two meters and live over 30 yearsDownload Photo.
The Tugur River in the Russian Far East, with natural river channels, plenty of wood, and multiple braids serves as ideal habitat for Siberian taimenDownload Photo.