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Oncorhynchus masou ishikawai

Basic information
Scientific name Oncorhynchus masou ishikawai

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Common names Cherry salmon, Masu salmon
Higher taxon Salmonidae, Salmoniformes, Actinopterygii
Natural range Izu Peninsula and western Pacific coast of Honshu, Shikoku, and NE Kyushu, Japan.
Habitat Open ocean, stream.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Rerealsed to wide area. Details unknown. Range in Japan
Origin Within Japan.
Date Routinely introduced.
Route Deliberate: For fishery, sports fishing.
Impact Unknown impact.
Regulation in Japan Capture of this species is controled by several local governments.
Introduced range in other countries None.
Reference Notes
  • Froese & Pauly (eds) (2009) FishBase (Accessed on 2010-12-07) http://www.fishbase.org/search.cfm
  • Kawanabe et al. (eds) (2002) Freshwater Fishes of Japan, 3rd ed.. Yama-kei Publishers, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Matsuzawa & Senou (2008) Alien fishes of Japan. Bun-ichi Sogo Shuppan, Tokyo (in Jpn)