Salvelinus curilus

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Southern Dolly Varden
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Salmoniformes
Family: Salmonidae
Genus: Salvelinus
Species: S. curilus
Binomial name
Salvelinus curilus
(Pallas, 1814)
Synonyms

Salvelinus malma krascheninnikova Taranetz, 1933
Salvelinus fariopsis (Kner, 1870)

Salvelinus curilus is a species of char, a type of anadromous fish in the salmon family. It inhabits the waters of Russian Far East in the Kurile Islands and Sakhalin, and also Korea and Japan. It has mostly been considered a subspecies of the Dolly Varden trout Salvelinus malma, with the name Salvelinus malma krascheninnikova, and referred to as the southern Dolly Varden or Asian southern form Dolly Varden trout.

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