Salvelinus faroensis Joensen & Tåning, 1970
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Family:  Salmonidae (Salmonids), subfamily: Salmoninae
Max. size:  20 cm SL (male/unsexed); max. reported age: 8 years
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Europe: Lake Leynavatn on Streymoy Island, Faroe Islands.
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Biology:  Inhabits deep part of Lake Leynavatn. Feeds mainly on chironomids and cladocerans. Spawns in early October. Attains a maximum size of up to about 20 cm SL (Ref. 59043).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 10.07.10

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