Oncorhynchus rhodurus Jordan & McGregor, 1925
Japanese Amago
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Family:  Salmonidae (Salmonids), subfamily: Salmoninae
Max. size:  44.2 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 1,250.0 g
Environment:  demersal, anadromous
Distribution:  Asia: originally endemic to Lake Biwa, then transplanted to Lake ChĂ»zenji and Lake Ashinoko of Japan (Ref. 559).
Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 205). Eggs are buried in unguarded nests (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 26.11.91
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 26.04.12

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