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Oncorhynchus  Suckley, 1861
Taxonomic Serial No.: 161974

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Onchorynchus Suckley, 1861
  Common Name(s): Pacific salmon [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderSalmoniformes  – saumons, salmons  
                               FamilySalmonidae  – salmonids, trouts and salmons, truchas y salmones, truites et saumons, salmons, trouts  
                                     GenusOncorhynchus Suckley, 1861 – Pacific salmon  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Oncorhynchus aguabonita (Jordan, 1892) – golden trout, California golden trout 
                                        Species Oncorhynchus apache (Miller, 1972) – Apache trout, Arizona trout 
                                        Species Oncorhynchus chrysogaster (Needham and Gard, 1964) – trucha dorada mexicana, Mexican golden trout 
                                        Species Oncorhynchus clarkii (Richardson, 1836) – cutthroat trout, trucha degollada, truite fardée 
                                        Species Oncorhynchus gilae (Miller, 1950) – Gila trout 
                                        Species Oncorhynchus gorbuscha (Walbaum, 1792) – pink salmon, humpback, humpbacked salmon, saumon rose 
                                        Species Oncorhynchus iwame Kimura and Nakamura, 1961  
                                        Species Oncorhynchus kawamurae Jordan and McGregor, 1925  
                                        Species Oncorhynchus keta (Walbaum in Artedi, 1792) – chum salmon 
                                        Species Oncorhynchus kisutch (Walbaum, 1792) – coho salmon, salmón plateado, saumon coho, silver salmon 
                                        Species Oncorhynchus masou (Brevoort, 1856) – cherry salmon, masu, masu salmon 
                                        Species Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum, 1792) – rainbow trout, trucha arcoiris, steelhead, truite arc-en-ciel, redband trout 
                                        Species Oncorhynchus nerka (Walbaum in Artedi, 1792) – blueback salmon, kokanee, red salmon, sockeye salmon, saumon rouge 
                                        Species Oncorhynchus penshinensis (Pallas, 1814)  
                                        Species Oncorhynchus tshawytscha (Walbaum in Artedi, 1792) – Chinook salmon, salmón boquinegra, king salmon, saumon chinook 

  Expert: Wayne C. Starnes  
  Notes: Research Curator of Fishes, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Research Laboratory, 4301 Reedy Creek Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27607, USA   
  Reference for: Oncorhynchus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Oncorhynchus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Oncorhynchus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Oncorhynchus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Genera of Recent Fishes   
  Page(s): iii + 697   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, CA, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-23-8   
  Reference for: Oncorhynchus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Oncorhynchus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Oncorhynchus   

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