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Oncorhynchus masou rhodurus

Basic information
Scientific name Oncorhynchus masou rhodurus (No picture)
Common names Biwamasu
Higher taxon Salmonidae, Salmoniformes, Actinopterygii
Natural range Biwako Lake, Japan
Habitat Lake and river.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Chuzenjiko (Tochigi Pref.) and Kizaki (Nagano Pref.) Lakes. In Chuzenjiko Lake, hybridize with cherry salmon (O. m. masou). Range in Japan
Origin Biwako Lake, Japan
Date Unknown.
Route Unknown.
Impact Unknown impact.
Regulation in Japan Capture of this species is controled by Tochigi and Shiga Prefs. local governments.
Introduced range in other countries None.
Reference Notes
  • Froese & Pauly (eds) (2009) FishBase (Accessed on 2010-12-07)
  • 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)
  • Miyaji et al. (1963) Freshwater Fishes of Japan in Color. Hoikusha, Osaka (in Jpn)