Salmo taleri (Karaman, 1933)
photo by Dresler, B.

Family:  Salmonidae (Salmonids), subfamily: Salmoninae
Max. size:  30 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Europe: Upper Zeta river, Moraca drainage in Montenegro.
Diagnosis:  Distinguished from all its congeners in Balkan Peninsula by the combination of the following characters: flank and side of head with few black spots; red spot dark, wine-red; body depth 23-29% SL; preanal length 75-79% SL; predorsal length 47-49% SL; and interorbital distance 29-32% SL (Ref. 59043).
Biology:  Inhabits mountain streams (Ref. 59043).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 January 2008 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 10.09.98
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 09.07.10

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