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

Coast angel trout - Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Reported as invasive by NOBANIS, see also fact sheet
Natura 2000 species code 5768

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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
Alabalik Turkish Fishbase
Alabalik türü Turkish Fishbase
Aure Norwegian Fishbase
Coast angel trout English Fishbase
Dagova pastarva Bulgarian Fishbase
Forel raduzhnaya Russian Fishbase
Forel rajduzhna Ukrainian Fishbase
Forelle German Fishbase
Kamchatka steelhead English Fishbase
Kamchatka trout English Fishbase
Kamloops trout English Fishbase
Kirjolohi Finnish Fishbase
Orret Norwegian Fishbase
Pastrav curcubeu Romanian Fishbase
Pastrva Serbian Fishbase
Pestropha Greek Fishbase
Pstrag teczowy Polish Fishbase
Rainbow trout English Fishbase
Regenbogenforelle German Fishbase
Regenboogforel Dutch Fishbase
Regnbåge Swedish Fishbase
Regnbågslax Swedish Fishbase
Regnbogasilungur Icelandic Fishbase
Regnbueørred Danish Fishbase
Regnbueørret Norwegian Fishbase
Salmones del Pacífico Spanish Fishbase
Sarenka Slovenian Fishbase
Stahlkopfforelle German Fishbase
Stålhovedørred Danish Fishbase
Steelhead English Fishbase
Steelhead trout English Fishbase
Summer salmon English Fishbase
Trofta ylberi Albanian Fishbase
Trofte ylberi Albanian Fishbase
Trota Italian Fishbase
Trota iridea Italian Fishbase
Trucha Spanish Fishbase
Trucha arco iris Spanish Fishbase
Truite arc-en-ciel French Fishbase
Truta Portuguese Fishbase
Truta-arco-iris Portuguese Fishbase
Urriöi Icelandic Fishbase
Synonym Author
Salmo gairdneri Richardson, 1836
Salmo irideus Gibbons, 1855
Fario gairdneri (Richardson, 1836)
Onchorrhychus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792)
Oncorhynchus kamloops (Jordan, 1892)
Parasalmo mykiss (Walbaum, 1792)
Salmo gairdnerii Richardson, 1836
Salmo iridea Gibbons, 1855
Salmo kamloops Jordan, 1892
Salmo kamloops whitehousei Dymond, 1931
Salmo masoni Suckley, 1860
Salmo purpuratus Pallas, 1814
Salmo rivularis Ayres, 1855
Salmo rivularis kamloops (Jordan, 1892)
Salmo stellatus Girard, 1856
Salmo truncatus Suckley, 1859
Salmo gilberti Jordan, 1894
Salmo irideus argentatus Bajkov, 1927
Salmo gairdnerii gairdnerii Richardson, 1836
Salmo gairdneri shasta Jordan, 1894
Salmo mykiss Walbaum, 1792
Oncorhynchus mykiss nelsoni Evermann, 1908
Salmo nelsoni Evermann, 1908
Salmo gairdneri irideus Gibbons, 1855
Salmo gairdnerii irideus Gibbons, 1855
Onchorynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea 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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