Three sympatric forms of Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus complex (Salmoniformes, Salmonidae) from Lake Kamkanda, Northern Transbaikalia

  title={Three sympatric forms of Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus complex (Salmoniformes, Salmonidae) from Lake Kamkanda, Northern Transbaikalia},
  author={Sergey S. Alekseyev and Natalia Vladimirovna Gordeeva and A. N. Matveev and Vitalii P. Samusenok and A. I. Vokin and Anatolii L. Yur’ev},
  journal={Journal of Ichthyology},
We studied morphology, size and age structure, growth, feeding, and variation at microsatellite loci of three forms of Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus complex (dwarf, small, large) from mountain Lake Kamkanda in River Olekma basin, northern Transbaikalia. The forms differ in meristic and morphometric characters, external appearance and size. The small form distinctly differs from the dwarf and large forms in higher number and length of gill rakers. The forms differ in growth rate; however… 

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