Coregonus lavaretus

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Proper noun[edit]

Coregonus lavaretus m

  1. A taxonomic species within the family Salmonidae – the common whitefish or European whitefish.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Some authorities advocate restricting the use of this species name to the whitefish of Lake Bourget and Lake Aiguebelette in France and the now extinct population in Lake Geneva.



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