- Alaska whitefish
Alaska whitefish Conservation statusNot evaluated (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Salmoniformes Family: Salmonidae Subfamily: Coregoninae Genus: Coregonus Species: C. nelsonii Binomial name Coregonus nelsonii
The Alaska whitefish (Coregonus nelsonii) is a species of whitefish in the family Salmonidae. It is found in parts of northwestern North America, where it occurs only in small and large rivers, and rarely in lakes. The maximum length recorded for this species is 56.0 centimetres (22.0 in).
The Alaska whitefish is part of the Coregonus clupeaformis complex (lake whitefishes).
- Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2009). "Coregonus nelsonii" in FishBase. December 2009 version.
- "Coregonus nelsonii". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=201899. Retrieved 10 December 2009.
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