Salmo platycephalus Behnke, 1968
Flathead trout
photo by Schöffmann, J.

Family:  Salmonidae (Salmonids), subfamily: Salmoninae
Max. size:  55 cm SL (male/unsexed); 21.8 cm SL (female)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Turkey.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Possibly based on introduced S. trutta (Ref. 4537).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 15 March 2013 (B2ab(ii,iii,v)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Cruz, Tess - 03.08.92
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 30.01.15
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 08.03.94

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