Coregonus artedi


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Related to Coregonus artedi: round whitefish, Northern cisco
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Noun1.Coregonus artedi - important food fish of cold deep lakes of North America
whitefish - silvery herring-like freshwater food fish of cold lakes of the northern hemisphere
Coregonus, genus Coregonus - type genus of the Coregonidae: whitefishes
cisco, lake herring - cold-water fish caught in Lake Superior and northward
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Cisco (Coregonus artedi) are broadly distributed across North America, with populations extending from the north-central and eastern United States, northward through most of Canada to the Arctic Ocean (Scott and Crossman, 1973).
Clinal variation at microsatellite loci reveals historical secondary intergradation between glacial races of Coregonus artedi (Teleostei: Coregoninae).
Distribution and Abundance of the Lake Herring (Coregonus artedi) in Michigan.
Northern pike (Esox lucius), muskellunge (Esox masquinongy), and Sander vitreus are the most abundant and dominant predators; feeding on abundant cisco (Coregonus artedi), Perca flavescens, and cyprinids.