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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Salmoniformes
Family: Salmonidae Salmonids
Subfamily: Coregoninae
Genus: Prosopium

(See list of species below)



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Max. Length 28 cm TL

 
Prosopium abyssicola
[Bear Lake whitefish]



North America
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Prosopium coulterii (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1892)

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Prosopium coulterii
[Pygmy whitefish]



North America
Max. Length 59 cm TL
Prosopium cylindraceum (Pennant, 1784)

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Prosopium cylindraceum
[Round whitefish]
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Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Prosopium gemmifer
[Bonneville cisco]
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Max. Length 56 cm TL

 
Prosopium spilonotus
[Bonneville whitefish]



North America
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Prosopium williamsoni (Girard, 1856)

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Prosopium williamsoni
[Mountain whitefish]



6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Prosopium abyssicola Bear Lake whitefish North America 28 TL 1919
Prosopium coulterii Pygmy whitefish North America 28 TL 1892
Prosopium cylindraceum Round whitefish North America 59 TL 1784
Prosopium gemmifer Bonneville cisco North America 22 TL 1919
Prosopium spilonotus Bonneville whitefish North America 56 TL 1919
Prosopium williamsoni Mountain whitefish North America 70 TL 1856



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