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Salvelinus profundus Schillinger, 1901

Tiefseesaibling

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Salvelinus salvelinus profundus Schillinger, 1901

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1972 or later

Rediscovered in 2015

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Lake Constance (or Konstanz), Austria, Germany and Switzerland

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Previously known only from four preserved specimens, all mature females (Freyhof & Kottelat, 2005):

CAS 209135 (4)

 

Media

 

 

References

Doenz, Carmela J. and Seehausen, Ole. (2020). Rediscovery of a presumed extinct species, Salvelinus profundus, after reā€oligotrophication. Ecology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.3065 [Abstract]

Dörfel, H.-J. (1974). Untersuchungen zur Problematik der Saiblingspopulationen (Salvelinus alpinus L.) im Überlinger See (Bodensee).

Freyhof, Jorg and Kottelat, Maurice. (2005). Salvelinus evasus sp. n.., a charr from deep waters of Lake Ammersee, southern Germany (Teleostei; Salmonidae), with comments on two extinct species. Revue Suisse De Zoologie 112(1): 253-269.

Freyhof, J. and Kottelat, M. (2008). Salvelinus profundus. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 09 July 2011.

Kottelat, M. and Freyhof, J. (2007). Handbook of European Freshwater Fishes. Publications Kottelat, Cornol, Switzerland.

https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/society/deep-water-char_-extinct--fish-found-in-lake-constance/42425340

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/1642/salvelinus-profundus

 

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