|Scientific Name:||Salvelinus neocomensis Freyhof & Kottelat, 2005|
Salmo fario Linnaeus, 1758 ssp. profundus Fuhrmann, 1903
Salvelinus salvelinus Linnaeus, 1758 ssp. profundus Fuhrmann, 1903
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Extinct ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M.|
|Reviewer(s):||Bogutskaya, N., & Smith, K. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)|
S. neocomensis was known definitely only from Lake Neuchâtel where it is now reported to be Extinct, it was last recorded in 1904. Further research has been undertaken (1950s and 2003) which failed to find evidence of its survival.
|Range Description:||Lake Neuchâtel (Switzerland).|
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|Population:||The species was last recorded in 1904. Further research has been undertaken and failed to find the species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Habitat: |
Deep water (below 80 m).
Spawns on muddy sediments in Lake Neuchâtel. Feeds mainly on insect larvae, snails, crustaceans and fish eggs.
|Citation:||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008. Salvelinus neocomensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135421A4127253.Downloaded on 19 April 2018.|
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