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Family
Salmonidae

Genus
Oncorhynchus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
22-Aug-2013

Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792)

Rainbow trout; Trucha arcoiris.


Original description as Salmo mykiss:

  • Walbaum, Johann Julius. 1792. "Petri Artedi sueci genera piscium". Quibus systema totum ichthyologiae proponitur cum classibus, ordinibus, generum characteribus, specierum differentiis, observationibus plurimis. v. 3, pp. 1-723 (ffm00472)

Conservation: Oncorhynchus mykiss is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.

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