Salmo chilo Turan, Kottelat & Engin, 2012
Chilo trout
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Family:  Salmonidae (Salmonids), subfamily: Salmoninae
Max. size:  23.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Akdere Stream in the upper Ceyhan River, Turkey.
Diagnosis:  This species can be diagnosed by the combination of the following characters: presence of four dark bands on the flank in males and females; dorsal profile of head strongly convex; snout blunt; conspicuously subterminal; flesh maxilla and lower lip; length of the maxilla in males markedly longer than that in females, not sexually dimorphic; black spots on the body irregularly shaped; 15-17 scale rows between the lateral line and the anal-fin origin; head depth through eye in males 12-13% SL; and maxilla length 9-10 % SL, mean 9 (Ref. 99540).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 15 March 2013 (D2) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 30.01.15

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