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Brief Summary

    Salmo macedonicus: Brief Summary
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    Salmo macedonicus is a species of fish in the Salmonidae family. It is found only in rivers in the upper Vardar river basin in the Republic of Macedonia. It is threatened by habitat loss.

    The taxonomic status of this fish is controversial.

Comprehensive Description

Diagnostic Description

    Diagnostic Description
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    Distinguished from all its congeners in Balkan Peninsula by the combination of the following characters: flank (especially the anterior part) and opercle with numerous large, ocellated, dark wine-red spots, sometimes blackish in middle (in Kadina basin; anterior ones covered by black pigments in Babuna and Dosnica basins); dorsal fin with some weak wine-red spots; and large individuals of over 30 cm SL with 3 broad black bars on posterior half of body, distinct only when stressed (Ref. 59043).

Threats

    Threats
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    Data deficient (DD)