Thymallus grubii Dybowski, 1869
Amur grayling

Family:  Salmonidae (Salmonids), subfamily: Thymallinae
Max. size:  31.3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Amur drainage in Russia and China; Onon and Kherlen drainages in Mongolia.
Diagnosis:  Body dark purple on back, sides of body bit lighter with many small dark spots; edge of dorsal fin purplish red mixed with spots; pelvic and anal fins lighter and pectoral fin dark (Ref. 45563).
Biology:  In winter, adults are found in deep parts of mountain streams and in summer, they occur in clear streams flowing slowly with thick aquatic weeds (Ref. 45563). Feed on benthic organisms (Ref. 41072), and insects (Ref. 45563). Form schools during breeding in clear, fast-flowing streams (Ref. 45563). Edible fish (Ref. 45563).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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