Morphology Data of Salvelinus evasus
Identification keys
Main Ref. Freyhof, J. and M. Kottelat, 2005
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral fusiform / normal
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth

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).

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Salvelinus evasus

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total 19 - 27


Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes no striking attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Spines total
Soft-rays total
Adipose fin present

Caudal fin


Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  more or less normal
Pelvics Attributes  more or less normal
Position    abdominal  behind origin of D1
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
Modified by Torres, Armi G.
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