Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Salmoniformes
(Salmons) > Salmonidae
(Salmonids) > Salmoninae
Etymology: Salmo: Latin, salmo, Plinius = salmon (Ref. 45335). More on author: Berg.
Issue on validity of subspecies: subspecies considered as valid in FB, synonymized with the species Salmo trutta Linnaeus, 1758 in Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Mar. 2011: Ref. 86697). Please send references, or more studies are needed.
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; demersal; potamodromous (Ref. 51243). Temperate
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 100.0 cm OT male/unsexed; (Ref. 593); max. published weight: 13.5 kg (Ref. 593)
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions | Faunafri
Asia: endemic to the Aral Sea in its affluent river mouths, Amu-Darya and Syr-Darya. Status of threat refers to Aral Sea and Amu Darya River stock (Ref. 36508).
Length type refers to body length.
Berg, L.S., 1962. Freshwater fishes of the U.S.S.R. and adjacent countries. volume 1, 4th edition. Israel Program for Scientific Translations Ltd, Jerusalem. (Russian version published 1948).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= No PD50 data [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00670 (-0.14453 - 0.15793), b=3.16 (3.06 - 3.25), based on LWR estimates for this family-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.5 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): High vulnerability (60 of 100) .