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Rannoch Planktivorous Charr

Salvelinus struanensis (Maitland 1881)

Diagnostic Description

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Distinguished from congeners in central Scotland by having overall claret color in breeding season often with dark fins and orange-pink spots and oval mouth when open. Additional characters useful for identification include absence of parr marks and body fusiform (Ref. 59043).
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Biology

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Found in the pelagic zone of fjord-like lakes, usually less than 20 m below surface. Feeds on zooplankton, especially Cladocera, Daphnia. Spawns on gravels along shelving shores of lakes (Ref. 59043).
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