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Coregonus huntsmani Scott, 1987

Atlantic whitefish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Salmoniformes (Salmons) > Salmonidae (Salmonids) > Coregoninae
Etymology: Coregonus: Greek, kore = pupils of the eye + Greek, gonia = angle (Ref. 45335).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; marina; sötvatten; brackvatten; anadrom (Ref. 51243).   Temperate; 44°N - 43°N

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Western Atlantic: known only from Yarmouth Harbor, Tusket River drainage, and Leipsigate Lake in southern Nova Scotia, Canada.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 40.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5723); common length : 27.5 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 12193)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 10-12; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 9 - 12; Ryggkotor: 63 - 64. Body elongate and tapering, compressed laterally but less so than lake whitefish, greatest body depth at front of dorsal fin. Head relatively short, never observed with nuchal hump; eye small, adipose eyelid distinct; snout length always greater than eye diameter; upper jaw or snout projecting slightly in large males

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Occurs in near-shore coastal waters, open water of lakes and small to large rivers, and often in current in rivers. Belongs to C. clupeaformis complex (Ref. 5723). Anadromous (Ref. 5951).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 1991. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 432 p. (Ref. 5723)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Critically Endangered (CR) (B1ab(iii)); Date assessed: 21 July 2015

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00457 (0.00196 - 0.01068), b=3.13 (2.92 - 3.34), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.45 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (43 of 100) .