Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis

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Plecoglossus altivelis


Taxonavigation: Osmeroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Stomiati
Ordo: Osmeriformes
Superfamilia: Osmeroidea

Familia: Osmeridae
Subfamilia: Plecoglossinae
Genus: Plecoglossus

Subspecies: Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis


Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)


  • Salmo altivelis Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
  • Plecoglossus altevalis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)


  • Hata, M., Kawakami, T. & Otake, T. 2016. Immediate impact of the tsunami associated with the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake on the Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis population from the Sanriku coast of northern Japan. Environmental Biology of Fishes, Published online 06 June 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-016-0495-8 Reference page
  • Shan, X.-J., Wu, Y.-F. & Kang, B. 2005. Morphological comparison between Chinese ayu and Japanese ayu and establishment of Plecoglossus altivelis chinensis Wu & Shan subsp. nov. Journal of Ocean University of China 4(1): 61-66. Reference page


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Ayu, Ayu Sweetfish
suomi: Aju
日本語: アユ (鮎, Ayu)
lietuvių: Japoninės stintos
中文: 香魚
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