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Salvelinus maxillaris  Regan, 1909

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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Salmoniformes (Salmons) > Salmonidae (Salmonids) > Salmoninae
Etymology: Salvelinus: Old name for char; it is the same root of german "saibling" = little salmon (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Regan.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; sötvatten bentopelagisk.   Temperate, preferred ?; 59°N - 58°N, 5°W - 4°W

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Europe: Several lakes in northern Scotland, especially draining to North Minch (strait between Highland, Skye Island and Hebrides Islands): Loch near Ben Hope, possibly Loch Merkland in Sutherland, Loch Clair, Loch Coulin, possibly Loch Maree in Wester Ross, Loch Langavat and Loch na Craobhaig in Isle of Lewis.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 27.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 59043)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Distinguished from congeners in British Isles by having olive to orange patch on upper part of opercle in several populations. Differs also by the combination of the following characters: lower jaw extending beyond posterior margin of eye in males larger than 20 cm SL; body dark brown to bluish grey, with orange to red belly in adult males; small orange dots on sides, mostly below lateral line; pelvic, pectoral and anal fins with a conspicuous white anterior margin; and caudal fin with a whitish to orangish margin (Ref. 59043).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

A lacustrine species (Ref. 59043).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 2007. Handbook of European freshwater fishes. Publications Kottelat, Cornol and Freyhof, Berlin. 646 pp. (Ref. 59043)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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