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Coregonus palaea  Cuvier, 1829

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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).   More on author: Cuvier.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Temperate; 48°N - 46°N, 6°E - 8°E

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Europe: lakes Neuchâtel, Bienne and Morat, Switzerland. Introduced in Lake Geneva and other lakes and reservoirs in France and Awitzerland. Extirpated in Lake Morat (Ref. 59043).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 45.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 59043)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Lacustrine. Males reproduce initially at 3-4 years, females at 5. Spawns on gravel near shore or, depending on population, in depths up to 50 m. Spawning time depends on depth and apparently on temperature at that location, from November to December in shallow water to February in deepest places (Ref. 59043).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Kottelat, M., 1997. European freshwater fishes. Biologia 52, Suppl. 5:1-271. (Ref. 13696)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.3 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):  High vulnerability (58 of 100) .