Rocky Mountain whitefish

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Noun1.Rocky Mountain whitefish - whitefish of the western United States and CanadaRocky Mountain whitefish - whitefish of the western United States and Canada
whitefish - silvery herring-like freshwater food fish of cold lakes of the northern hemisphere
genus Prosopium, Prosopium - whitefishes
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Authorities reportedly said that most of the fish affected were mountain whitefish, a native game species.
Observations on the age, growth, reproduction, and feeding of mountain whitefish (Prosopium williamsoni) in the Sheep River, Alberta.
There are currently Fish Consumption advisories in some parts of Lake Chelan (residents are advised to limit consumption of lake trout to one fish per week due to DDT levels), and in the Wenatchee River, where fishermen are advised not to eat Mountain Whitefish due to high levels of polychlorinated biphenyl, or PCBs.
One motivation for gathering data on the number of wild versus hatchery rainbow trout caught (as well as the ratio of cutthroat, mountain whitefish and bull trout in the creel) is to learn more about the status of the wild McKenzie "redsides" population.
The hatchery also passes all other native fish upstream, including mountain whitefish, rainbow trout, suckers, and listed bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus).