Salmo tigridis Turan, Kottelat & Bekta?, 2011
Tigris trout
photo by Abbasi, K.

 Family:  Salmonidae (Salmonids), subfamily: Salmoninae
 Max. size:  40 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Asia: Tigris River drainage in Turkey.
 Diagnosis:  Distinguished from other congeners in Turkey and adjacent basins by having 19-20 scale rows between the end of the adipose-fin base and lateral line (vs. 12-17); 32-35 scale rows between dorsal-fin origin and lateral line (vs. 23-32); and caudal peduncle depth 11.5-12.6 % SL (9.3-11.5 % SL, except in Salmo cf. macrostigma). ).
 Biology:  This species inhabits clear and very swift flowing water, with stone and pebble bottom (Ref. 87713).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 17.08.11
 Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 16.03.16

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