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Coregonus reighardi  (Koelz, 1924)

Shortnose cisco
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Salmoniformes (Salmons) > Salmonidae (Salmonids) > Coregoninae
Etymology: Coregonus: Greek, kore = pupils of the eye + Greek, gonia = angle (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Temperate, preferred ?

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North America: Great Lakes, Canada and USA.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 36.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1998); common length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1998); max. published weight: 539.00 g (Ref. 1998); max. reported age: 8 years (Ref. 1998)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-11; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 9 - 13; Vertebrae: 55 - 58. Body elongate, slightly compressed laterally but less so than other ciscoes; approaching cylindrical form in cross section, greatest body depth in front of the dorsal fin. Head short, stout, eye small, smaller than most species

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991. Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Pub. (20):183 p. (Ref. 3814)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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