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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Salmoniformes
Family: Salmonidae Salmonids
Subfamily: Salmoninae
Genus: Oncorhynchus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Oncorhynchus aguabonita Golden trout North America 71 TL 1892
Oncorhynchus apache Apache trout North America 58 TL 1972
Oncorhynchus chrysogaster Mexican golden trout North America 1964
Oncorhynchus clarkii Cutthroat trout Eastern Pacific 99 TL 1836
Oncorhynchus formosanus Asia 30 NG 1919
Oncorhynchus gilae Gila trout North America 32 TL 1950
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha Pink salmon Arctic and Pacific draina 76 TL 1792
Oncorhynchus iwame Iwame trout Asia 1961
Oncorhynchus kawamurae Asia 23.3 SL 1925
Oncorhynchus keta Chum salmon North Pacific 100 FL 1792
Oncorhynchus kisutch Coho salmon North Pacific 108.0 TL 1792
Oncorhynchus masou Masu salmon Northwest Pacific 79 TL 1856
Oncorhynchus mykiss Rainbow trout Pacific Slope from Kuskok 122 TL 1792
Oncorhynchus nerka Sockeye salmon North Pacific 84 TL 1792
Oncorhynchus rhodurus Japanese Amago Asia 44.2 TL 1925
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Chinook salmon Arctic, Northwest to Nort 150 TL 1792



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