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Oncorhynchus (Pacific salmon)

Synonyms: Hypsifario; Onchorrhychus; Onchorynchus; Paraoncorhynchus; Parasalmo

Wikipedia Abstract

Oncorhynchus is a genus of fish in the family Salmonidae; it contains the Pacific salmon and Pacific trout. The name of the genus is derived from the Greek onkos ("hook") and rynchos ("nose"), in reference to the hooked jaws of males in the mating season (the "kype").
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Species

Oncorhynchus aguabonita (Golden trout)
Oncorhynchus apache (Salmon) (Critically Endangered)
Oncorhynchus chrysogaster (Salmon)
Oncorhynchus clarkii (Cutthroat trout) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus formosanus (Salmon) (Critically Endangered)
Oncorhynchus gilae (Gila trout) (Endangered) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha (humpbacked salmon) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus iwame (Iwame trout)
Oncorhynchus kawamurae (black kokanee) (Extinct in the wild)
Oncorhynchus keta (Calico salmon) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus kisutch (coho salmon or silver salmon) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus masou (cherry salmon) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus mykiss (redband trout) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus nerka (sockeye salmon or kokanee) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus rhodurus (Salmon) (Attributes)
Oncorhynchus sp. nov. 'Acaponeta Trout' <Unverified Name> (Critically Endangered)
Oncorhynchus sp. nov. 'Baluarte Trout' <Unverified Name> (Critically Endangered)
Oncorhynchus sp. nov. 'Culiacán Golden Trout' <Unverified Name> (Endangered)
Oncorhynchus sp. nov. 'Mayo Trout' <Unverified Name> (Endangered)
Oncorhynchus sp. nov. 'Northern Conchos Trout' <Unverified Name> (Critically Endangered)
Oncorhynchus sp. nov. 'San Lorenzo Trout' <Unverified Name> (Endangered)
Oncorhynchus sp. nov. 'Sinaloa Golden Trout' <Unverified Name> (Endangered)
Oncorhynchus sp. nov. 'Southern Conchos Trout' <Unverified Name> (Endangered)
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha (chinook salmon or king salmon) (Attributes)

External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0