Considered as a synonym of Salvelinus alpinus oquassa after Qadi 1974 (Ref. 87252); a valid species according to Fuller et al. 1999 or probably a synonym of Salvelinus alpinus
(see Nelson et al. 2004: Ref. 52299 for taxonomic issues).
Etymology of Generic name :
Old name for char; it is the same root of german "saibling" = little salmon (Ref. 45335).