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Salvelinus leucomaenis (Whitespotted char)

Wikipedia Abstract

Salvelinus leucomaenis, the whitespotted char, is an East Asian trout in the genus Salvelinus, called iwana in Japanese. Both landlocked and ocean run forms occur. The landlocked form grows up to 14 inches, and prefers low-temperature streams. The seagoing fish can grow over two feet long. The oldest reported specimen was nine years old.Iwana is widely fished in Japan.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Mount Hakusan National Park V 219319 Toyama, Japan
Shiga Highland Biosphere Reserve 32124 Honshu, Japan  
Sikhote-Alinskiy Biosphere Reserve 978001 Russia  

Prey / Diet

Boiga dendrophila (Gold-ringed Cat Snake, Mangrove Snake)[1]


Parasitized by 
Allocreadium tosai <Unverified Name>[2]
Anisakis simplex[2]
Ascarophis skrjabini <Unverified Name>[2]
Azygia lucii[1]
Azygia perryi <Unverified Name>[2]
Bolbosoma caenoforme[2]
Brachyphallus crenatus[2]
Bucephalopsis gracilescens <Unverified Name>[2]
Bunodera luciopercae[2]
Capillaria salvelini <Unverified Name>[2]
Corynosoma strumosum[2]
Crepidostomum farionis[2]
Crepidostomum metoecus[2]
Cucullanus truttae <Unverified Name>[2]
Cyathocephalus truncatus <Unverified Name>[2]
Cystidicola farionis <Unverified Name>[2]
Cystidicoloides ephemeridarum <Unverified Name>[2]
Derogenes varicus[2]
Dimerosaccus oncorhynchi <Unverified Name>[2]
Diphyllobothrium latum[2]
Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense[2]
Diplocotyle olrikii[2]
Echinorhynchus cotti[2]
Echinorhynchus gadi[2]
Echinorhynchus salmonis[2]
Echinorhynchus truttae[2]
Eubothrium crassum[2]
Eubothrium salvelini[2]
Ezonema bicornis <Unverified Name>[2]
Genolinea anura[2]
Gyrodactylus birmani <Unverified Name>[2]
Lecithaster gibbosus[2]
Metechinorhynchus cryophilus <Unverified Name>[2]
Nybelinia surmenicola[2]
Pelichnibothrium speciosum[2]
Philonema oncorhynchi <Unverified Name>[2]
Podocotyle atomon[2]
Posthodiplostomum minimum[1]
Prosorhynchoides gracilescens[2]
Proteocephalus tetrastomus[2]
Pseudocapillaria salvelini <Unverified Name>[2]
Pseudoterranova decipiens[2]
Rhabdochona oncorhynchi[2]
Rhadinorhynchoides miyagawai[1]
Salvelinema amemasu <Unverified Name>[2]
Salvelinema kosugii <Unverified Name>[2]
Salvelinema salmonicola <Unverified Name>[2]
Salvelinema salvelini <Unverified Name>[2]
Scolex pleuronectis <Unverified Name>[2]
Sterliadochona ephemeridarum <Unverified Name>[2]
Tetraonchus alaskensis[2]
Tubulovesicula lindbergi[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Osaka Municipal Tennoji Zool. Gdns.




Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit 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.
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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