Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Salmoniformes > Family: Salmonidae > Genus: Oncorhynchus > Species: Oncorhynchus keta

Calico salmon - Oncorhynchus keta (Walbaum, 1792)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Reported as invasive by NOBANIS

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Calico salmon English Fishbase
Chum English Fishbase
Chum Spanish Fishbase
Chum salmon English Fishbase
Chum zalm Dutch Fishbase
Chumlachs German Fishbase
Dog salmon English Fishbase
Fall salmon English Fishbase
Haiko Russian Fishbase
Hundlax Swedish Fishbase
Hundslachs German Fishbase
Keta Polish Fishbase
Keta Russian Fishbase
Keta Spanish Fishbase
Keta Swedish Fishbase
Ketalachs German Fishbase
Ketalaks Danish Fishbase
Ketalaks Norwegian Fishbase
Koiralohi Finnish Fishbase
Letnyaya keta Russian Fishbase
Qualla English Fishbase
Rode kaviaar Dutch Fishbase
Roter Kaviar German Fishbase
Salmao-câo Portuguese Fishbase
Salmó Spanish Fishbase
Salmon 'chum' Spanish Fishbase
Salmone keta Italian Fishbase
Saumon chien French Fishbase
Saumon du Pacifique French Fishbase
Saumon keta French Fishbase
Saumon-chien French Fishbase
Saumon-keta French Fishbase
Sil'cha Russian Fishbase
Solomos Greek Fishbase
Summer chum English Fishbase
Vel Russian Fishbase
Vrsta lososa Serbian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Oncorhynchus lagocephalus (Pallas, 1814)
Oncorhynchus consuetus (Richardson, 1854)
Oncorhynchus dermatinus (Richardson, 1854)
Oncorhynchus canis (Suckley, 1859)
Salmo canis Suckley, 1859
Salmo consuetus Richardson, 1854
Salmo dermatinus Richardson, 1854
Salmo keta Walbaum, 1792

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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