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Hucho taimen (Taimen; Danube salmon)

Synonyms: Hucho hucho taimen; Salmo fluviatilis; Salmo taimen (homotypic); Salvelinus taimen
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Wikipedia Abstract

The taimen (Hucho taimen), also known as Siberian taimen and Siberian salmon, is a species of fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) of order Salmoniformes.
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Endangered Species

Status: Vulnerable
View IUCN Record: Hucho taimen


Adult Weight [1]  84.878 lbs (38.50 kg)
Female Maturity [2]  7 years 10 months
Male Maturity [2]  6 years 11 months
Litter Size [2]  22,000
Maximum Longevity [4]  16 years
Migration [3]  Anadromous

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1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2"Ecology of Siberian Taimen Hucho taimen in the Lake Baikal Basin", Arcadi N. Matveyev, Nikolai M. Pronin, Vitali P. Samusenok, Charles R. Bronte, Journal of Great Lakes Research, Volume 24, Issue 4, 1998, Pages 905–916
3Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
4Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495.
5Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
6Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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