Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Datasheet

Thymallus arcticus
(arctic grayling)

Toolbox

Datasheet

Thymallus arcticus (arctic grayling)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Thymallus arcticus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • arctic grayling
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Actinopterygii
  • There are no pictures available for this datasheet

    If you can supply pictures for this datasheet please contact:

    Compendia
    CAB International
    Wallingford
    Oxfordshire
    OX10 8DE
    UK
    compend@cabi.org
  • Distribution map More information

Don't need the entire report?

Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need.

Generate report

Identity

Top of page

Preferred Scientific Name

  • Thymallus arcticus

Preferred Common Name

  • arctic grayling

Other Scientific Names

  • Coregonus signifer Richardson, 1823
  • Coregonus thymalloides Richardson, 1823
  • Salmo arcticus Pallas, 1776
  • Salmo signifer (Richardson, 1823)
  • Salmo thymalloides (Richardson, 1823)
  • Thymallus arcticus arcticus (Pallas, 1776)
  • Thymallus arcticus brevipinnis Svedovidov, 1931
  • Thymallus arcticus pallasi (non Valenciennes, 1848)
  • Thymallus brevipinnis Svedovidov, 1931
  • Thymallus montanus Milner, 1874
  • Thymallus pallasii (non Valenciennes, 1848)
  • Thymallus signifer (Richardson, 1823)
  • Thymallus signifer tricolor (Cope, 1865)
  • Thymallus tricolor Cope, 1865
  • Thymallus tricolor montanus (Milner, 1874)
  • Thymalus ontariensis Valenciennes, 1848

International Common Names

  • English: american grayling; arctic trout; back's grayling; bluefish; grayling; sailfin arctic grayling; siberian grayling; west Siberian grayling
  • French: ombre arctique; poisson bleu
  • Russian: kharius sibirskiy; sibirskii kharius

Local Common Names

  • Canada: kewlook powak; sulukpaugaq; sulukpauvak; tchulupa
  • Canada/British Columbia: k'wsech
  • Denmark: stalling
  • Finland: harjus; pohjanharjus
  • Germany: Arktische Äsche
  • Italy: temolo
  • Netherlands: vlagzalm
  • Norway: harr
  • Poland: lipien syberyjski
  • Sweden: harr
  • USA/Alaska: sulukpauga; sulukpaugaq; sulupaugak
  • Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro): lipen

Taxonomic Tree

Top of page
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Actinopterygii
  •                     Order: Salmoniformes
  •                         Family: Salmonidae
  •                             Genus: Thymallus
  •                                 Species: Thymallus arcticus

Distribution Table

Top of page

The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Asia

ChinaPresentNative
MongoliaPresentNative

Europe

CzechiaPresentIntroduced
RussiaPresentNative
SlovakiaPresentIntroduced

North America

CanadaPresentNative
-British ColumbiaPresentNative
United StatesPresentNative
-AlaskaPresentNative

Distribution Database Table

Top of page

Distribution References

Froese R, Pauly D, 2004. FishBase. http://www.fishbase.org

Distribution Maps

Top of page
You can pan and zoom the map
Save map
Select a dataset
Map Legends
  • CABI Summary Records
Map Filters
Extent
Invasive
Origin
Third party data sources: