Salvelinus mallochi Regan, 1909
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Family:  Salmonidae (Salmonids), subfamily: Salmoninae
Max. size:  26 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Europe: Loch Scourie, Loch Shin, and possibly Loch a'Ghriama (Sutherland) in Scotland, United Kingdom.
Diagnosis:  Distinguished from congeners in British Isles by having the following combination of characters: body pinkish grey with many large pale pinkish spots, belly white to dull orange-pink; pectoral, pelvic and anal fins reddish brown, pelvic and anal fins with narrow anterior white margin; body depth about 22% SL; eye diameter about 5.5-6.0 times in HL (Ref. 59043).
Biology:  A lacustrine species. Attains a maximum size of up to about 26 cm SL (Ref. 59043).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 01 January 2008 (D2) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 10.08.98
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 10.07.10

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