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  • Tuesday, September 10, 2013

    Type Specimen

    THE GLENSBOW TROUT
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    would that they were all like this
    MADISON RIVER RAINBOW -- Research specimen; caught and released
    .. Rainbow trout have very small, fine scales on their torpedo-shaped body. They have silvery sides with a horizontal pinkish band that varies in intensity in different populations. The back is bluish to greenish with black spots on the back and sides. Rainbows have no teeth on the tongue.
    .. Rainbow trout belong to the family of fish known as salmon and are characterized by adipose fins and by an axillary process at the base of each pelvic fin. The caudal fin is not forked, and has radiating rows of black spots.
    .. There are more than a hundred varieties of rainbow trout, but only three subspecies: the common rainbow; steelhead (or coastal rainbow); and Kamloops rainbow.
    ..Rainbows may live up to 11 years, but the usual life span is four to six years. Growth is highly variable, depending on the habitat. A typical stream-dwelling rainbow grows to weigh about 1 pound (0.5 kg) in four years.
    Taxonomy *

    KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals
       PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates
          SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates
             SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo
                ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées
                   SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians
                      InfraclassTeleostei 
                         SuperorderProtacanthopterygii 
                            OrderSalmoniformes  – saumons, salmons
                               FamilySalmonidae  – salmonids, trouts and salmons, truchas y salmones, truites et saumons, salmons, trouts
                                  SubfamilySalmoninae 
                                     GenusOncorhynchus Suckley, 1861 – Pacific salmon
                                        SpeciesOncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792) – rainbow trout, trucha arcoiris, steelhead, truite arc-en-ciel, redband trout
    Direct Children:
                                           Subspecies-Oncorhynchus mykiss aquilarum (Snyder, 1917) – Eagle Lake rainbow trout
                                           Subspecies-Oncorhynchus mykiss gairdnerii (Richardson, 1836) – Columbia River redband trout
                                           Subspecies-Oncorhynchus mykiss gilberti (Jordan, 1894) – Kern golden trout, Kern River rainbow trout
                                           Subspecies-Oncorhynchus mykiss irideus (Gibbons, 1955) – coastal rainbow trout
                                           Subspecies-Oncorhynchus mykiss mykiss (Walbaum, 1792) – Kamchatkan rainbow trout
                                           Subspecies-Oncorhynchus mykiss nelsoni (Evermann, 1908) – San Pedro Martir trout, Baja California rainbow trout, Nelson's trout
                                           Subspecies-Oncorhynchus mykiss stonei (Jordan, 1894) – Sacramento golden trout
                                           Subspecies-Oncorhynchus mykiss whitei (Evermann, 1906) – Little Kern golden trout

    FROM WIKIPEDIA

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