Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792)

Carneiro, Miguel, Martins, Rogélia, Landi, Monica & Costa, Filipe O., 2014, Updated checklist of marine fishes (Chordata: Craniata) from Portugal and the proposed extension of the Portuguese continental shelf, European Journal of Taxonomy 73, pp. 1-73 : 23

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2014.73

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:9A5F217D-8E7B-448A-9CAB-2CCC9CC6F857

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3868303

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/F442953B-2E6B-EF74-FF54-FC93FBA77DD1

treatment provided by

Tatiana

scientific name

Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792)
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Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792)

– Rainbow trout; Truta-arco-íris ①②③

O. mykiss is an alien and invasive species introduced in Portugal. This species is primarily a freshwater fish, although sea-run populations, often known as steelhead, exist in some areas. However, populations of O. mykiss are capable of migrating to and surviving in the sea ( Jonsson 2011).