Coregonus pallasii Valenciennes, 1848
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Family:  Salmonidae (Salmonids), subfamily: Coregoninae
Max. size:  60 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish, anadromous
Distribution:  Europe: Large lakes of northern Sweden (Pakijaure, Hornävan, Storlaisan, Storuman, Vojmsjön, Storlögdan), Finland and Russia (Karelia). Only sporadically in Baltic river near Neva and Narva estuaries (Ref. 59043).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Lacustrine. Often enters rivers to spawn. Spawns in October - November, on gravel to stone bottom, near shores. Feeds on zooplankton and insects from surface. (Ref. 59043).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 05 March 2010 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 05.05.98
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13

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