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Coregonus hoyi  (Milner, 1874)

Bloater
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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).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal; depth range 30 - 189 m.   Temperate; 51°N - 41°N

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North America: found only in Great Lakes (except Lake Erie) in Canada-USA and Lake Nipigon in Canada. This species is probably extirpated from Lakes Ontario and Nipigon, threatened in Lake Michigan, and declining in Lakes Superior and Huron.

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Maturity: Lm 18.3  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 37.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5723); common length : 25.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12193); max. reported age: 10 years (Ref. 12193)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in large lakes. Belongs to C. artedi complex.

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Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 1991. A field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 432 p. (Ref. 5723)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

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=0.00617 (0.00354 - 0.01074), b=3.21 (3.06 - 3.36), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.3 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tm=3; k=0.22).
Prior r = 0.47, 2 SD range = 0.26 - 0.84, log(r) = -0.76, SD log(r) = 0.29, Based on: 3 K, 1 tgen, 1 tmax, 1 Fec records
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (46 of 100) .