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

(See list of species below)



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6 species (see list below)

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North America
Max. Length 28 cm TL

 
Prosopium abyssicola
[Bear Lake whitefish]

Photo by Lyons, J.

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

Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Prosopium coulterii
[Pygmy whitefish]

Photo by Steinhart, G.B.

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

Photo by Steinhart, G.B.
 
Prosopium cylindraceum
[Round whitefish]
No picture found
North America
Max. Length 22 cm TL

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

 
Prosopium spilonotus
[Bonneville whitefish]

Photo by Keeley, E.R.

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

Photo by Keeley, E.R.
 
Prosopium williamsoni
[Mountain whitefish]
6 Species of Family Salmonidae with Genus Prosopium
(Salmonids)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1919 Prosopium abyssicola Bear Lake whitefish North America 28 TL
1892 Prosopium coulterii Pygmy whitefish North America 28 TL
1784 Prosopium cylindraceum Round whitefish North America 59 TL
1919 Prosopium gemmifer Bonneville cisco North America 22 TL
1919 Prosopium spilonotus Bonneville whitefish North America 56 TL
1856 Prosopium williamsoni Mountain whitefish North America 70 TL



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