Simpatry of Sakhalin and Siberian taimens


The rivers of Sakhalin Northwest - the only thing in the world the place of simpatry Sakhalin and Siberian taimens. It is for the first time reported in the article Safronov et al., 1998. According to researches of experts of SakhNIRO the Siberian taimen meets in the Pyrki, Pogibi, Vagis, Nyyde, Tengi, Chingay, Langry, Bolshaya Rivers. Obviously, it is time relict when across this territory ancient Amur proceeded. The Sakhalin populations of this species are included in the new edition of Red List of Russian Federation (it isn't published yet). The Sakhalin taimen in these rivers meets less often, but his existence is confirmed by many amateur fishers.