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Coregonus johannae  (Wagner, 1910)

Deepwater cisco
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Salmoniformes (Salmons) > Salmonidae (Salmonids) > Coregoninae
Etymology: Coregonus: Greek, kore = pupils of the eye + Greek, gonia = angle (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Temperate

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 26.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12193); common length : 27.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12193)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-11; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 10 - 16. Body elongate, moderately compressed laterally. Head relatively long, snout narrow, elongate; mouth terminal, lower jaw usually equal to upper jaw but may be longer or shorter. Overall coloration silvery with pink iridescence. Pale blue or green on back, becoming blue-green on the sides. Ventral surface silvery white. Pigmentation on premaxillae and on top of the head. Fins mainly clear or white, translucent, with lightly scattered pigmentation, pelvic fins immaculate.

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North America: this species was indigenous to the Great Lakes basin, occurred in the deeper portions of lakes Huron and Michigan (Ref. 1998).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Formerly commercial important, but now extinct (Ref 12269).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991. Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Pub. (20):183 p.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=-2.26000 (nan - nan), b=3.17 (3.01 - 3.33), based on LWR estimates for species & Genus-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (38 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.