Salvelinus obtusus Regan, 1908

Orkney charr



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Salvelinus evasus Freyhof & Kottelat, 2005


Conservation Status

Last record: 1999

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Regan, C. T. (1908). A preliminary revision of the Irish char. [incomplete reference]


Other references:

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. & Kottelat, M. (2008). Salvelinus obtusus. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. ( Downloaded on 09 July 2011.


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