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Salmo opimus  Turan, Kottelat & Engin, 2012

Opimus trout
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Salmoniformes (Salmons) > Salmonidae (Salmonids) > Salmoninae
Etymology: Salmo: Latin, salmo, Plinius = salmon (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Subtropical, preferred ?

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Asia: Tekir, Firniz and Göçüksu streams in lower reaches of the Ceyhan River in Turkey; Alara Stream, a Mediterranean coastal drainage, in Turkey;

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 99540)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

This species can be distinguished from Salmo kottelati by the combination of the following characters: 112-120 scales on lateral line (vs. 105-113); black spots on the body are few (less than 50), present on back and upper part of flank, and their number does not increase with increasing size and age in males (vs. black spots are numerous in males larger than about 16.0 cm SL and in females between about 16.0-19.0 cm SL, present on median, and half of upper and lower of part flank, and the number of both red and black spots increases with increasing size and age in males); males with head depth through eye 12-13% SL (vs. 14-17% SL), length of maxilla 9-10% SL (vs.10-13% SL), and length of mouth gape 11-14% SL, mean 13 (vs. 13-19% SL, mean 16) (Ref. 99540).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Turan, D., E. Do?an, C. Kaya and M. Kany?lmaz, 2014. Salmo kottelati, a new species of trout from Alak?r Stream, draining to the Mediterranean in southern Anatolia, Turkey (Teleostei, Salmonidae). Zookeys 462:135-151. (Ref. 99540)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01047 (0.00477 - 0.02296), b=3.03 (2.86 - 3.20), based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (42 of 100) .