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|Noun||1.||family Coregonidae - soft-finned fishes comprising the freshwater whitefishes; formerly included in the family Salmonidae|
fish family - any of various families of fish
Isospondyli, order Isospondyli - most primitive teleost fishes; all are soft-finned: salmon; trout; herring; shad; sardines; anchovies; whitefish; smelts; tarpon
whitefish - silvery herring-like freshwater food fish of cold lakes of the northern hemisphere