Salmo multipunctata  Doadrio, Perea & Yahyaoui, 2015

Draa trout
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Salmoniformes (Salmons) > Salmonidae (Salmonids) > Salmoninae
Etymology: Salmo: Latin, salmo, Plinius = salmon (Ref. 45335);  multipunctata: Named for its diagnostic pigmentation pattern, having numerous spots and marks along the body.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; pelagic.   Subtropical, preferred ?

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Africa: Morocco.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 107622)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

This species is distinguished from its congeners by the following characters: with numerous, irregular and narrow parr marks, usually ?14, in the lateral line with the upper row of parr marks ?10 and the lower row variable, usually ?5; 2 conspicuous black spots at the right and left sides of the iris and two less visible spots at the upper and lower sides; numerous black, small spots at the upper side of the body and several red ocellated and non-ocellated spots in the middle of the body; the black spots are sometimes extended to the opercular region and the caudal fin; ethmoid bone with a characteristic T shape; premaxilla bone with small and inclined upper process; 14-16 (median = 14) scales from the base of the adipose fin to lateral line; 12-14 dorsal fin pterygophores (median=13); 9 molecular autopomorphies in MT-CYTB gene in the nucleotide positions 60, 216,474, 504, 732, 849, 915, 990, 1090 (Ref. 107622).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This species inhabits small and shallow streams with clear and cold waters (Ref. 107622).

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Doadrio, I., S. Perea and A. Yahyaoui, 2015. Two new species of the Atlantic trout (Actinopterygii, Salmonidae) from Morocco. Graellsia 71(2,e039):1-26. (Ref. 107622)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (28 of 100) .