Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Salmoniformes
(Salmons) > Salmonidae
(Salmonids) > Coregoninae
Etymology: Coregonus: Greek, kore = pupils of the eye + Greek, gonia = angle (Ref. 45335). More on author: Berg.
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; freshwater; brackish; benthopelagic; anadromous (Ref. 46888). Temperate, preferred ?
Asia: endemic to the Amur basin, occurring in the middle and lower reaches of the Amur, Ussuri River and Lake Khanka, Amur estuary and southern Sea of Okhotsk.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 60.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 56521); max. published weight: 2.1 kg (Ref. 56605); max. reported age: 10 years (Ref. 56557)
Body color grayish green on back; sides and belly silvery white; dorsal, adipose and caudal fins slightly tinted with pale yellow and pectoral, pelvic and caudal fins grayish yellow. Upper jaw large and broad; eyes without sebaceous eyelid (Ref. 45563).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Berg, L.S., 1962. Freshwater fishes of the U.S.S.R. and adjacent countries. volume 1, 4th edition. Israel Program for Scientific Translations Ltd, Jerusalem. (Russian version published 1948). (Ref. 593)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00479 (0.00303 - 0.00755), b=3.25 (3.12 - 3.38), based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 4.3 ±0.2 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tmax=10; K=0.28; Fec=33,300).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (42 of 100) .