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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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|Noun||1.||lake herring - cold-water fish caught in Lake Superior and northward|
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
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