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Oncorhynchus nerka  (Walbaum in Artedi, 1792)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 161979

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): blueback salmon [English]
 
    kokanee [English]
 
    red salmon [English]
 
    sockeye salmon [English]
 
    saumon rouge [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   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 nerka (Walbaum in Artedi, 1792) – blueback salmon, kokanee, red salmon, sockeye salmon, saumon rouge  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  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 nerka    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: kokanee[English], sockeye salmon [English], saumon rouge [French]   
       
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: http://www.calacademy.org/research/ichthyology/catalog/   
  Reference for: Oncorhynchus nerka   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Oncorhynchus nerka   
       
  Source: U. S. Dept. Interior, database (version 1)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Oncorhynchus nerka, blueback salmon [English]   
       
  Source: United States Department of the Interior, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 1998   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Oncorhynchus nerka   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): National Marine Fisheries Service  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Species; Endangered Status for Snake River Sockeye Salmon   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 56, no. 224   
  Page(s): 58619-58624   
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Oncorhynchus nerka, sockeye salmon [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): National Marine Fisheries Service  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Species: Threatened Status for Two ESUs of Chum Salmon in Washington and Oregon   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 64, no. 57   
  Page(s): 14508-14517   
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  Reference for: Oncorhynchus nerka, sockeye salmon [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): National Marine Fisheries Service  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Species: Final Listing Determinations for 16 ESUs of West Coast Salmon, and Final 4(d) Protective Regulations for Threatened Salmonid ESUs   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 70, no. 123   
  Page(s): 37160-37204   
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  Reference for: Oncorhynchus nerka, sockeye salmon [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L. T. Findley, C. R. Gilbert, et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Sixth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 29   
  Page(s): ix + 386   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-61-1, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Nelson, Joseph S., Edwin J. Crossman, Héctor Espinosa-Pérez, Lloyd T. Findley, Carter R. Gilbert, Robert N. Lea, and James D. Williams   
  Reference for: Oncorhynchus nerka, saumon rouge [French], sockeye salmon [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title: A List of Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fourth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 12   
  Page(s): 174   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Oncorhynchus nerka, kokanee [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robins, Richard C., Reeve M. Bailey, Carl E. Bond, James R. Brooker, Ernest A. Lachner, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1991   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, Fifth Edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication, no. 20   
  Page(s): 183   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-70-9, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Oncorhynchus nerka   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing of the Snake River Sockeye Salmon as an Endangered Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 57, no. 2   
  Page(s): 212-213   
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  Reference for: Oncorhynchus nerka, sockeye salmon [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing of Nine Evolutionarily Significant Units of Chinook Salmon, Chum Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, and Steelhead   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 64, no. 147   
  Page(s): 41835-41839   
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  Reference for: Oncorhynchus nerka, sockeye salmon [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-Month Finding on a Petition To List the Lake Sammamish Kokanee Population of Oncorhynchus nerka as an Endangered or Threatened Distinct Population Segment   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 76, no. 192   
  Page(s): 61298-61307   
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  Reference for: Oncorhynchus nerka, sockeye salmon [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native & Introduced  
    Continental US, Native & Introduced  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: US ESA: Listed Endangered the Snake River population, as published in Federal Register Volume 56, Number 224, Pages 58619 - 58624, November 20, 1991  
    US ESA: Listed Threatened the Ozette Lake Evolutionarily Significant Unit, as published in Federal Register Volume 64, Number 57, Pages 14528 - 14536, March 25, 1999  
    US ESA: The Lake Sammamish distinct population segment petition to list as threatened or endangered not warranted according to 12-month petition finding, as published in Federal Register Volume 76, Number 192, Pages 61298 - 61307, October 04, 2011  
 

 

   

 
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