Altai osman

The Altai osman lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

them (Potanini altai osman Oreoleuciscus potanini) is suitable for human consumption. Protected sites - All of the lake and many parts of its surroundings have been declared protected sites. More

Altai osmans are widespread in landlocked water bodies of Central Asian Internal Basin of Mongolia. This Basin has an oval shape, extending from the southeast to the northwest, and it is almost completely surrounded by mountain ranges. More

Altai osmans, Oreoleuciscus species, are widespread in landlocked water bodies of the Central Asian Internal Basin of Mongolia at altitudes from 1000 to 2238 m above sea level. Outside this area they are present only in the upper catchment of the Ob’ River. More

Narrow-headed Altai osman (Oreoleuciscus angusticephalus) is endemic to lakes in the Hovd River system. This species is a large predatory osman. It is commonly misidentified or mixed up with the Altai osman (O. potanini). The genus Oreoleuciscus needs a deep revision. More

Common names

Altai osman in English
Altai-Osman in German (Deutsch)
Altaian osman in English
Altainseipi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Altaiskii osman in Russian (русский язык)
Altaiskiy osman in Russian (русский язык)
Mongolianseipi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Osman altajský in Czech (česky)
Osman Pevzovův in Czech (česky)
Potanini altai osman in English
алтайский осман Потанина in Russian (русский язык)
短頜山雅羅魚 in Mandarin Chinese
短颌山雅罗鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Oreoleuciscus
Species : Oreoleuciscus potanini
Authority : Kessler, 1879