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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Oncorhynchus gorbuscha (Walbaum, 1792)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Oncorhynchus gorbuscha (Walbaum, 1792)


Salmo gorbuscha Walbaum, 1792, in Artedi, Gen. Pisc.: 69 ('in Kamchatkae fluviis', after gorbuscha of Krascheninnikow, 1755).
Salmo proreus Pallas, 1811, Zoogr. rosso-asiat., 3: 376-379 ('E mari Ochotensi et Oceano orientali in fluvios Sibiriae et Camtschatcae adscendit . . ., in Americae opposite Continenti').
Salrno scouleri Richardson, 1836, Fauna Boreali Americ., 3, Fish.: 158 (Observatory Inlet, northwest coast of America).
Oncorhynchus proteus and O. scouleri: Günther, 1866, Cat. Fish., 6: 157-158.
Oncorhynchus gorbuscha: Jordan & Gilbert, 1883: 305 Berg, 1948, 1: 182, fig. 117-120 Andriashev, 1954: 49, fig. 43.
Salmo tschawytsch Sormis Smitt, 1886, Salmonider: 154,161, tabl. metr. V, no. 346 (Port Clarence, Alaska).

Common names:

gorbuscha [Ru]
pukkellaks [No]
saumon rose [Fr]
humpback or pink salmon [En]

Humpback or pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha)