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Mexican Rainbow Trout


Scientific Name:

Oncorhynchus mykiss nelsoni


Rainbow Trout


Rainbow Subspecies

Also known as:

The Baja California rainbow trout, San Pedro Martir trout or Nelson's trout

Mexican rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss nelsoni) The Baja California rainbow trout or San Pedro Martir trout or Nelson's trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss nelsoni) is a localized subspecies of the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), a freshwater fish in the family Salmonidae.  It is endemic to headwater tributaries of the Rio Santo Domingo in the Sierra de San Pedro Mártir mountain range of the Peninsular Ranges System, located in Baja California state on the northern Baja California Peninsula.

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