Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Salmoniformes > Salmonidae > Oncorhynchus > Oncorhynchus aguabonita

Oncorhynchus aguabonita (Golden trout; Salmon)

Synonyms: Oncorhynchus aguabonito; Oncorhynchus mykiss aguabonita; Salmo aguabonita; Salmo mykiss aguabonita
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Wikipedia Abstract

The California golden trout, or simply the golden trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss aguabonita), is a subspecies of the rainbow trout native to California. The golden trout is native to Golden Trout Creek (tributary to the Kern River), Volcano Creek (tributary to Golden Trout Creek), and the South Fork Kern River.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Devil's Postpile National Monument V 807 California, United States
Sequoia and Kings Canyon Biosphere Reserve II 172261 California, United States
Yoho National Park II 317576 British Columbia, Canada
Yosemite National Park II 95209 California, United States

Prey / Diet


Oncorhynchus aguabonita (Golden trout)[1]
Oncorhynchus mykiss (redband trout)[1]
Salmo trutta (Brown trout)[1]
Salvelinus fontinalis (charr)[1]


Parasitized by 
Gyrodactylus salmonis[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Wonders of Wildlife Museum


America, North - Inland waters; Canada; China; Fraser; Nearctic; North America: Upper Kern River basin, Tulare and Kern counties in California, USA. Two recognized subspecies: <i>Oncorhynchus aguabonita gilberti</i> in Main and Little Kern rivers; <i>Oncorhynchus aguabonita aguabonita</i> in South Fork Kern River.; USA (contiguous states);

External References



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
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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