Coregonus zuerichensis Nüsslin, 1882
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Family:  Salmonidae (Salmonids), subfamily: Coregoninae
Max. size:  42 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 12 - 100 m
Distribution:  Europe: lakes Zürich, Walenstadt, Pfäffikon and Greiffensee, Switzerland. Extirpated in Lakes Pfäffikon and Greiffensee (Ref. 59043).
Biology:  Lacustrine, in midwater. Feeds on plankton. Spawns at depths of 12-100 m.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 January 2008 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.07.98
Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 06.07.10

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