lake herring


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lake herring

n.
A silvery cisco (Coregonus artedi) of the Great Lakes and other lakes of Canada and the northern United States. Also called tullibee.
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lake herring

n
1. (Animals) another name for cisco
2. (Animals) another name for powan
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Noun1.lake herring - cold-water fish caught in Lake Superior and northwardlake herring - cold-water fish caught in Lake Superior and northward
Coregonus artedi, lake herring, cisco - important food fish of cold deep lakes of North America
whitefish - flesh of salmon-like or trout-like cold-water fish of cold lakes of the northern hemisphere
2.lake herring - 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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References in periodicals archive ?
Matity notes that the world-record burbot--caught on Lake Diefenbaker by Sean Konrad--fell for dead lake herring (cisco) fished on bottom.
Muskellunge and lake herring (cisco) are being considered as well.
Density-dependent maturation, growth, and female dominance in Lake Superior Lake Herring (Coregonus artedii).

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