Common whitefish

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The common whitefish (Coregonus lavaretus) is a species of freshwater fish of the salmon family (family Salmonidae). It is the type species of its genus. This fish is very common in Russian Arctic lakes, where it is known as sig (Russian: сиг). More

* Common whitefish, Coregonus lavaretus in the genus Coregonus * Lake whitefish, Coregonus clupeaformis in the genus Coregonus * Atlantic whitefish, Coregonus huntsmani in the genus Coregonus More

Lake Whitefish are also known as common whitefish, Great Lakes whitefish, Sault whitefish, humpback whitefish. This is a very "plastic" species, with different populations taking on slightly different appearances. There are no generally recognized subspecies, but dwarf forms occur in some northern lakes. More

The common whitefish (Coregonus Lavaretus) is a fresh water fish and a member of the salmon family. It is common in the Russian Arctic lakes. The caviar of the whitefish is sold in Finland as an alternative to Sturgeon caviar. More

Common Whitefish on Fly Sus More

Order : Salmoniformes
Family : Salmonidae
Genus : Coregonus
Species : Coregonus baunti
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758