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Oncorhynchus kisutch
(coho salmon)

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Oncorhynchus kisutch (coho salmon)

Summary

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  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Oncorhynchus kisutch
  • Preferred Common Name
  • coho salmon
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Actinopterygii
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Oncorhynchus kisutch (Walbaum, 1792)

Preferred Common Name

  • coho salmon

Other Scientific Names

  • Oncorhynchus milktschutsch (Walbaum, 1792)
  • Salmo kisatch Walbaum, 1792
  • Salmo kisutch Walbaum, 1792
  • Salmo tsuppitch Richardson, 1836

International Common Names

  • English: blueback; coho; cohoe; grilse; hooknose; hoopid salmon; salmon; salmon, coho; sea trout; silver salmon; slivers; white salmon
  • Spanish: coho; salmón; salmon 'coho'; salmón plateado
  • French: saumon argenté; saumon coho
  • Russian: belaya; belaya ryba; kizhuch

Local Common Names

  • Canada/British Columbia: cuwit; gaayda dahlgyang; ksihoon; k'with'thet; k'wolexw; schaanexw; shamet skelex; shmexwalsh; sináech; sina-wa?a; sk'wel'eng's schaanexw; slhop' schaanexw; spak'ws schaanexw; st'thkway'; taay; t'aiya; thaw'en; ts'iidu; ts'iing k'iiga; tyaayii; üük; waak; wüüx
  • Finland: hopealohi
  • Germany: Chumlachs; Coho-Lachs; Kisutch-Lachs; Lachs; Pazifischer Lachs; Silberlachs; Wildlachs
  • Greece: solomos Koho
  • Italy: salmone argentato
  • Japan: gin-zake
  • Netherlands: cohozalm
  • Norway: coho laks
  • Poland: kizucz
  • Portugal: salmao prateado; salmão-prateado
  • Sweden: coho-lax; silverlax
  • USA/Alaska: caayuaq
  • Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro): vrsta pacifickog lososa

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Actinopterygii
  •                     Order: Salmoniformes
  •                         Family: Salmonidae
  •                             Genus: Oncorhynchus
  •                                 Species: Oncorhynchus kisutch

Distribution Table

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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 Feb 2022
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Antarctica

French Southern TerritoriesPresentIntroduced1978Original location reported: Kerguelen Islands

Asia

ChinaPresentIntroduced1982
IranPresentIntroduced
IsraelPresentIntroduced1982
JapanPresentNative
North KoreaPresentNative
South KoreaPresentNative

Europe

AustriaPresentIntroduced1975
BelgiumPresentIntroducedFirst reported: 1980 - 1984
CyprusPresentIntroduced1974
EstoniaPresentIntroducedFirst reported: 1980 - 1985
FrancePresentIntroduced1971
GermanyPresentIntroduced1974
GreecePresentIntroduced1974
ItalyPresentIntroducedFirst reported: 1960 - 1973
LatviaPresentIntroduced1980
NetherlandsPresentIntroduced1982
PolandPresentIntroduced1859
RussiaPresentNative
SloveniaAbsent, Formerly present1977
SwedenPresentIntroduced1984
United KingdomPresentIntroduced1975

North America

CanadaPresentNative
-British ColumbiaPresentNative
MexicoPresentNative
United StatesPresentNative
-AlaskaPresentNative

Sea Areas

Arctic SeaPresentNative
Atlantic - NortheastPresentIntroduced
Pacific - Eastern CentralPresentNative
Pacific - NortheastPresentNative
Pacific - NorthwestPresentNative

South America

ArgentinaPresentIntroduced1904
ChilePresentIntroduced1930

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Oncorhynchus tshawytschaFry/LarvalFresh and et al. (1981)

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