Salvelinus boganidae Berg, 1926
Boganida char
Salvelinus boganidae
photo by Dresler, B.

Family:  Salmonidae (Salmonids), subfamily: Salmoninae
Max. size:  46.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: Endemic to the lakes and rivers of the Taimyr Peninsula, Russia. There are indications of an occurrence of this charr in some lakes of the Chukchee Peninsula which is beyond the limits of the originally identified range.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits rivers and lakes (Ref. 26334).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 15.04.98
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13

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