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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Salmoniformes
Family: Salmonidae Salmonids
Subfamily: Coregoninae
Genus: Coregonus

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Max. Length 26 cm SL

 
Coregonus albellus
[]



Europe
Max. Length 48 cm TL
Coregonus albula (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Ekeli, K.O.
 
Coregonus albula
[Vendace]
No picture found

Max. Length 45.6 cm TL

 
Coregonus alpenae
[Longjaw cisco]
No picture found

Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Coregonus alpinus
[]
No picture found


 
Coregonus anaulorum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 55 cm SL

 
Coregonus arenicolus
[]



North America
Max. Length 57 cm TL
Coregonus artedi Lesueur, 1818

Photo by Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Coregonus artedi
[Cisco]
No picture found

Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Coregonus atterensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 26 cm SL

 
Coregonus austriacus
[]



Europe
Max. Length 65 cm SL
Coregonus autumnalis (Pallas, 1776)

Photo by Photo by Harrod, C.
 
Coregonus autumnalis
[Arctic cisco]
No picture found

Max. Length 57 cm SL

 
Coregonus baerii
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Coregonus baicalensis
[]
No picture found


 
Coregonus baunti
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 24.1 cm SL

 
Coregonus bavaricus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 32 cm SL

 
Coregonus bezola
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 32 cm SL

 
Coregonus candidus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Coregonus chadary
[Khadary-whitefish]



North America
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Coregonus clupeaformis (Mitchill, 1818)

Photo by Photo by Scarola, J.F.
 
Coregonus clupeaformis
[Lake whitefish]
No picture found

Max. Length 38 cm SL

 
Coregonus clupeoides
[Powan]
No picture found

Max. Length 35 cm SL

 
Coregonus confusus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 22 cm SL

 
Coregonus danneri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 44 cm SL

 
Coregonus duplex
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 36 cm SL

 
Coregonus fatioi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 55 cm SL

 
Coregonus fera
[]



Europe
Max. Length 12.6 cm SL
Coregonus fontanae Schulz & Freyhof, 2003

Photo by Photo by Freyhof, J.
 
Coregonus fontanae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 29 cm SL

 
Coregonus gutturosus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 24 cm SL

 
Coregonus heglingus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 40 cm SL

 
Coregonus hiemalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 35 cm SL

 
Coregonus hoferi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 47 cm SL

 
Coregonus holsata
[]



North America
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Coregonus hoyi (Milner, 1874)

Photo by Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Coregonus hoyi
[Bloater]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Coregonus huntsmani Scott, 1987

Photo by Photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
 
Coregonus huntsmani
[Atlantic whitefish]



North America
Max. Length 26.5 cm SL
Coregonus johannae (Wagner, 1910)

Photo by Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Coregonus johannae
[Deepwater cisco]
No picture found

Max. Length 39 cm SL

 
Coregonus kiletz
[]



North America
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Coregonus kiyi (Koelz, 1921)

Photo by Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Coregonus kiyi
[Kiyi]



Euorpe
Max. Length 43 cm SL
Coregonus ladogae Pravdin, Golubev & Belyaeva, 1938

Photo by Photo by Naseka, A.M.
 
Coregonus ladogae
[]



North America
Max. Length 48 cm FL
Coregonus laurettae Bean, 1881

Photo by Photo by Runfola, D.M.
 
Coregonus laurettae
[Bering cisco]



Europe
Max. Length 73 cm TL
Coregonus lavaretus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Østergaard, T.
 
Coregonus lavaretus
[European whitefish]
No picture found

Max. Length 16 cm SL

 
Coregonus lucinensis
[]
No picture found


 
Coregonus lutokka
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 30 cm SL

 
Coregonus macrophthalmus
[Gangfisch]



Europe
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Coregonus maraena (Bloch, 1779)

Photo by Photo by Freyhof, J.
 
Coregonus maraena
[Maraena whitefish]
No picture found

Max. Length 60 cm SL

 
Coregonus maraenoides
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 50 cm SL

 
Coregonus maxillaris
[]



Europe
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Coregonus megalops Widegren, 1863

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Coregonus megalops
[Lacustrine fluvial whitefish]
No picture found

Max. Length 56 cm TL

 
Coregonus migratorius
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 90 cm SL

 
Coregonus muksun
[Muksun]



Eurasia and North America
Max. Length 71 cm TL
Coregonus nasus (Pallas, 1776)

Photo by Photo by Kline, T.
 
Coregonus nasus
[Broad whitefish]
No picture found

Max. Length 56 cm TL

 
Coregonus nelsonii
[Alaska whitefish]



North America
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Coregonus nigripinnis (Milner, 1874)

Photo by Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Coregonus nigripinnis
[Blackfin cisco]
No picture found

Max. Length 38 cm SL

 
Coregonus nilssoni
[]
No picture found


 
Coregonus nipigon
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 34 cm SL

 
Coregonus nobilis
[]



Europe
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Coregonus oxyrinchus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Photo by Günther, A.C.L.G.
 
Coregonus oxyrinchus
[Houting]
No picture found

Max. Length 45 cm SL

 
Coregonus palaea
[]



Europe
Max. Length 60 cm SL
Coregonus pallasii Valenciennes, 1848

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Coregonus pallasii
[]



Europe and Asia
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Coregonus peled (Gmelin, 1789)

Photo by Photo by Hartl, A.
 
Coregonus peled
[Peled]
No picture found

Max. Length 35 cm SL

 
Coregonus pennantii
[Gwyniad]



Arctic Ocean basin, from
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Coregonus pidschian (Gmelin, 1789)

Photo by Photo by Runfola, D.M.
 
Coregonus pidschian
[Humpback whitefish]
No picture found

Max. Length 35 cm TL

 
Coregonus pollan
[Irish pollan]
No picture found


 
Coregonus pravdinellus
[]



North America
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Coregonus reighardi (Koelz, 1924)

Photo by Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Coregonus reighardi
[Shortnose cisco]
No picture found

Max. Length 29 cm SL

 
Coregonus renke
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 25 cm SL

 
Coregonus restrictus
[]



North America
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Coregonus sardinella Valenciennes, 1848

Photo by Photo by Runfola, D.M.
 
Coregonus sardinella
[Sardine cisco]
No picture found

Max. Length 32 cm SL

 
Coregonus stigmaticus
[Schelly]
No picture found

Max. Length 37.5 cm TL

 
Coregonus subautumnalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 38 cm SL

 
Coregonus suidteri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Coregonus trybomi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Coregonus tugun
[Tugun]



Asia
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Coregonus ussuriensis Berg, 1906

Photo by Photo by CAFS
 
Coregonus ussuriensis
[Amur whitefish]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Coregonus vandesius
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Coregonus vessicus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 50 cm TL

 
Coregonus wartmanni
[Blaufelchen]



Europe
Max. Length 55 cm SL
Coregonus widegreni Malmgren, 1863

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Coregonus widegreni
[Valaam whitefish]



North America
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Coregonus zenithicus (Jordan & Evermann, 1909)

Photo by Photo by Lyons, J.
 
Coregonus zenithicus
[Shortjaw cisco]
No picture found

Max. Length 42 cm SL

 
Coregonus zuerichensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Coregonus zugensis
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Coregonus albellus Europe 26 SL 1890
Coregonus albula Vendace Europe 48 TL 1758
Coregonus alpenae Longjaw cisco North America 45.6 TL 1924
Coregonus alpinus Europe 25 SL 1885
Coregonus anaulorum Asia 1996
Coregonus arenicolus Europe 55 SL 1997
Coregonus artedi Cisco North America 57 TL 1818
Coregonus atterensis Europe 40 TL 1997
Coregonus austriacus Europe 26 SL 1909
Coregonus autumnalis Arctic cisco Europe 65 SL 1776
Coregonus baerii Europe 57 SL 1864
Coregonus baicalensis Asia 60 TL 1874
Coregonus baunti Asia 1948
Coregonus bavaricus Europe 24.1 SL 1909
Coregonus bezola Europe 32 SL 1888
Coregonus candidus Europe 32 SL 1883
Coregonus chadary Khadary-whitefish Asia 60 TL 1869
Coregonus clupeaformis Lake whitefish North America 100 TL 1818
Coregonus clupeoides Powan Europe 38 SL 1803
Coregonus confusus Europe 35 SL 1885
Coregonus danneri Europe 22 SL 1908
Coregonus duplex Europe 44 SL 1890
Coregonus fatioi Europe 36 SL 1997
Coregonus fera Europe 55 SL 1825
Coregonus fontanae Europe 12.6 SL 2003
Coregonus gutturosus Europe 29 SL 1818
Coregonus heglingus Europe 24 SL 1822
Coregonus hiemalis Europe 40 SL 1825
Coregonus hoferi Europe 35 SL 1932
Coregonus holsata Europe 47 SL 1916
Coregonus hoyi Bloater North America 37 TL 1874
Coregonus huntsmani Atlantic whitefish Western Atlantic 40 TL 1987
Coregonus johannae Deepwater cisco North America 26.5 SL 1910
Coregonus kiletz Europe 39 SL 1903
Coregonus kiyi Kiyi North America 35 TL 1921
Coregonus ladogae Euorpe 43 SL 1938
Coregonus laurettae Bering cisco North America 48 FL 1881
Coregonus lavaretus European whitefish Europe 73 TL 1758
Coregonus lucinensis Europe 16 SL 1933
Coregonus lutokka Europe 2005
Coregonus macrophthalmus Gangfisch Europe 30 SL 1882
Coregonus maraena Maraena whitefish Europe 130 TL 1779
Coregonus maraenoides Europe 60 SL 1916
Coregonus maxillaris Europe 50 SL 1866
Coregonus megalops Lacustrine fluvial whitefish Europe 60 SL 1863
Coregonus migratorius Asia 56 TL 1775
Coregonus muksun Muksun Arctic Ocean basin, from 90 SL 1814
Coregonus nasus Broad whitefish Eurasia and North America 71 TL 1776
Coregonus nelsonii Alaska whitefish North America 56 TL 1884
Coregonus nigripinnis Blackfin cisco North America 39 TL 1874
Coregonus nilssoni Europe 38 SL 1848
Coregonus nipigon North America 1925
Coregonus nobilis Europe 34 SL 1882
Coregonus oxyrinchus Houting Europe 50 TL 1758
Coregonus palaea Europe 45 SL 1829
Coregonus pallasii Europe 60 SL 1848
Coregonus peled Peled Europe and Asia 50 TL 1789
Coregonus pennantii Gwyniad Europe 35 SL 1848
Coregonus pidschian Humpback whitefish Arctic Ocean basin, from 50 SL 1789
Coregonus pollan Irish pollan Europe 35 TL 1835
Coregonus pravdinellus Asia 1949
Coregonus reighardi Shortnose cisco North America 36 TL 1924
Coregonus renke Europe 29 SL 1783
Coregonus restrictus Europe 25 SL 1885
Coregonus sardinella Sardine cisco North America 47 TL 1848
Coregonus stigmaticus Schelly Europe 32 SL 1908
Coregonus subautumnalis Asia 37.5 TL 1932
Coregonus suidteri Europe 38 SL 1885
Coregonus trybomi Europe 20 SL 1979
Coregonus tugun Tugun Asia 20 TL 1814
Coregonus ussuriensis Amur whitefish Asia 60 TL 1906
Coregonus vandesius Europe 20 SL 1836
Coregonus vessicus Euorpe 20 SL 1932
Coregonus wartmanni Blaufelchen Europe 50 TL 1784
Coregonus widegreni Valaam whitefish Europe 55 SL 1863
Coregonus zenithicus Shortjaw cisco North America 40 TL 1909
Coregonus zuerichensis Europe 42 SL 1882
Coregonus zugensis Europe 20 SL 1882



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