Coregonus zugensis Nüsslin, 1882
Weissfisch,  Albeli
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Family:  Salmonidae (Salmonids), subfamily: Coregoninae
Max. size:  20 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; depth range 20 - 80 m
Distribution:  Europe: lakes Vierwaldstätter and Zug (Ref. 13696). Extirpated in Lake Zug (Ref. 59043).
Biology:  Lacustrine, pelagic feeder. Feeds on zooplankton and insect nymphs. Spawns at depths 20-80 m, along littoral slope (Ref. 59043).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 January 2008 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Known from lakes Vierwaldstätter and Zug. Extirpated in Lake Zug (Ref. 59043).

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.07.98
Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 05.07.10

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