Salvelinus evasus Freyhof & Kottelat, 2005
Salvelinus evasus
photo by Freyhof, J.

 Family:  Salmonidae (Salmonids), subfamily: Salmoninae
 Max. size:  30 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Europe: Lake Ammersee in southern Germany.
 Diagnosis:  Diagnosed from other prealpine charrs by the following combination of characters: mouth subinferior; snout blunt; 19-25 gill rakers; flank yellowish to silvery, sometimes with faint pale spots; eye diameter 0.8-1.4 times in interorbital; head depth at eye 9.4-11.4% SL; body depth at anal-fin origin 10.6-14.7% SL (Ref. 56679). Also distinguished from congeners in central Europe by its fin hyaline to whitish, with white margins in mature males (Ref. 59043).
 Biology:  Inhabits deep water, below 80 m. Spawns in all seasons with a peak in September and October (Ref. 59043).
 IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (D2) (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 26.04.06
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 12.07.10

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