The gwyniad is sometimes considered a subspecies or population of the common whitefish of continental Europe.

The Gwyniad lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Gwyniad is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

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The gwyniad (Coregonus pennantii) is a species of freshwater fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) native to Bala Lake in Wales. The gwyniad is sometimes considered a subspecies or population of the common whitefish (C. lavaretus) of continental Europe. More

GWYNIAD, the name given to a fish of the genus Coregonus or White fish (C. clupeoides), inhabiting the large lakes of North Wales and the north of England. At Ullswater it is known by the name of "schelly," at Loch Lomond by that of "powen. More

The ruffe are thought to feed on the gwyniad's eggs and fry at breeding time. A rescue operation has been in place for some years, organised by Environment Agency Wales. They have moved egg stocks to another suitable lake in the area. More

The rare gwyniad fish - trapped in the lake at the end of the last Ice Age, some 10,000 years ago - is in danger because its natural home is increasingly unsuitable. A member of the whitefish family, it's found only in Llyn Tegid, Bala. More

The gwyniad is a whitefish - a kind of land-locked herring. In Wales the only known population lives in the depths of Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake) in the Welsh Dee catchment. More

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The gwyniad (Coregonus pennantii) is a freshwater white fish, occurring in Lake Bala in Wales. It is related to the powan. More

The rare gwyniad, which lives only in Llyn Tegid, is under threat from global warming, fertiliser run-off and a predator introduced to the lake in the 1980s. More

Common names

Gwyniad in English
Gwyniad in Welsh (Cymraeg)

Order : Salmoniformes
Family : Salmonidae
Genus : Coregonus
Species : Coregonus pennantii
Authority : Valenciennes, 1848