Amu-darya trout

The Amu-darya trout lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

since 1989 the Amu-Darya trout has been the dominant species. In 1977, Issyk-Kul (Sevan) trout was introduced and, by 2000, 17.5 tonnes were captured, representing 68.9 percent of the total catch. The biology of this fish in Toktogul reservoir is not well known. More

Amu-Darya trout (Salmo trutta oxianus) is an endemic subspecies that occurs in the upper reaches of the Amu Darya and in its tributaries, the Kafirnigan and Surkhandarya rivers. In some areas it is quite abundant. More

Amu-darya trout predominates in the Chon-Kemin River. Sometimes it is mixed with Issyk-Kul trout. The maximum weight of trout reaches 5 kilograms. More

features of the Amu-Darya trout Salmo trutta oxianus in light of recent data I. Osteological features. Vopr Ikhtiol 30 (3): 368-377. * Saltveit, S. J. (1990). More

Common names

Amu-Darya trout in English
Amudar'inskaya forel' in Russian (русский язык)
Salmon in English
Амударьинская форель in Russian (русский язык)
Амударьянын жилингири in Unknown
форель амударьйнская in Russian (русский язык)
尖鱒 in Mandarin Chinese
尖鳟 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Salmoniformes
Family : Salmonidae
Genus : Salmo
Species : Salmo trutta oxianus
Authority : Kessler, 1874