Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Salmoniformes > Salmonidae > Parahucho > Parahucho perryi

Parahucho perryi (Stringfish; Sakhalin taimen; Japanese huchen)

Synonyms: Hucho perryi; Salmo perryi
Language: Danish; Japanese; Mandarin Chinese; Polish; Russian

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Parahucho perryi


Migration [1]  Anadromous
Top 100 Endangered [2]  Yes

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Akan-ko 3257 Hokkaido, Japan      
Botchinsky State Nature Reserve 660710 Khabarovsk, Russia
Kurilsky State Nature Reserve 161520 Sakhalin, Russia    
Lazovsky Zapovednik Ia 299030 Primorsky Krai, Russia
Sikhote-Alinskiy Biosphere Reserve 978001 Russia  

Prey / Diet

Ephemera sachalinensis[3]
Gadus macrocephalus (Pacific cod)[3]
Gymnogobius macrognathos[3]
Hypomesus olidus (Pond smelt)[3]
Lycodes raridens (sparse-toothed lycod)[3]
Mallotus villosus (Capelin)[3]
Neomysis intermedia[3]
Osmerus mordax (Rainbow smelt)[3]
Pholis crassispina (Spotted gunnel)[3]
Platichthys stellatus (Starry flounder)[3]
Pungitius sinensis (Amur ninespine stickleback)[3]
Rhynchocypris percnurus (Swamp minnow)[3]
Tribolodon brandtii (Pacific redfin)[3]


Parasitized by 
Acanthocephalus echigoensis[4]
Anisakis simplex[4]
Ascarophis skrjabini <Unverified Name>[4]
Azygia perryi[4]
Bolbosoma caenoforme[4]
Brachyphallus crenatus[4]
Bunodera luciopercae[4]
Crepidostomum farionis[4]
Crepidostomum metoecus[4]
Cucullanus truttae <Unverified Name>[4]
Cyathocephalus truncatus[4]
Cystidicoloides ephemeridarum <Unverified Name>[4]
Discocotyle sagittata[4]
Echinorhynchus gadi[4]
Eubothrium crassum[4]
Lecithaster gibbosus[4]
Metagonimus yokogawai[4]
Metechinorhynchus cryophilus <Unverified Name>[4]
Neoechinorhynchus rutili[4]
Nybelinia surmenicola[4]
Pelichnibothrium speciosum[4]
Philometroides masu <Unverified Name>[4]
Pseudoterranova decipiens[4]
Salvelinema salmonicola <Unverified Name>[4]
Scolex pleuronectis <Unverified Name>[4]
Tubulovesicula lindbergi[4]


Asia - Inland waters; Europe - Inland waters; Japan; Kuril Islands; Northwest Pacific: Sea of Japan, from southern Kuril Islands and Primorskii Krai, Russia to Hokkaido.; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Northwest; Palearctic; Russian Federation; Sakhalin Island; Sea of Japan;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, 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
2Baillie, J.E.M. & Butcher, E. R. (2012) Priceless or Worthless? The world’s most threatened species. Zoological Society of London, United Kingdom.
3Jorrit 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.
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Protected Areas provided by Ramsar Sites Information Service
Specially protected natural territories of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation
Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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