Ecology of Coregonus hoyi
Main Ref. Crowder, L.B., 1986
Remarks Occurs in large lakes. Become benthic some time after the first summer of life and before the end of the second summer but shift to earlier utilization of the benthic habitat in the presence of competitors (Ref. 28078). Adult fish retain the ability to use either particulate or filter-feeding modes (Ref. 46977).

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Coregonus hoyi may be found.


Substrate Ref.
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Crowder, L.B., 1986
Feeding habit variable
Feeding habit Ref. Lazzaro, X., 1987
Trophic Level(s)
Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition 3.26 0.30 3.23 0.43 Troph of adults from 2 studies.
From individual food items 3.40 0.46 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref. Crowder, L.B., 1986
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
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