Sichuan taimen

The Sichuan taimen lives in the benthopelagic, potamodromous, freshwater environment.

Sichuan Taimen, a protected species, has not been seen in one stretch of river, the Wenchuan, for an entire decade. Another fish, the shad, called “the beauty of the water” by China’s early poets and known today for its economic value, has also disappeared. More

Common names

Sichuan taimen in English
虎嘉哲罗鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
虎嘉哲羅魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Salmoniformes
Family : Salmonidae
Genus : Hucho
Species : Hucho bleekeri
Authority : Kimura, 1934