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

Cherry salmon - Oncorhynchus masou masou (Brevoort, 1856)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Valid parent species Oncorhynchus masou

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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
Cherry salmon English Fishbase
Japanese salmon English Fishbase
Japanse zalm Dutch Fishbase
Japansk laks Norwegian Fishbase
Japansk lax Swedish Fishbase
Kirsikkalohi Finnish Fishbase
Masouzalm Dutch Fishbase
Masu salmon English Fishbase
Masu-Lachs German Fishbase
Masulaks Norwegian Fishbase
Masulohi Finnish Fishbase
Salmáo-japonês Portuguese Fishbase
Salmon trout English Fishbase
Salmone giapponese Italian Fishbase
Saumon du Danube French Fishbase
Saumon japonais French Fishbase
Saumon masou French Fishbase
Sima Russian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Oncorhynchus macrostomus (Günther, 1877)
Oncorhynchus rhodorus Jordan & McGregor, 1925
Salmo formosanus Jordan & Oshima, 1919
Oncorhynchus masu (Brevoort, 1856)
Salmo masou Brevoort, 1856
Oncorhynchus masou ishikawai Jordan & McGregor, 1925
Oncorhynchus ishikawae Jordan & McGregor, 1925

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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