Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Salmoniformes > Family: Salmonidae > Genus: Coregonus > Species: Coregonus peled

Northern whitefish - Coregonus peled (Gmelin, 1788)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Reported as invasive by NOBANIS
Natura 2000 species code 2495


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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EU conservation status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Coregono Spanish Fishbase
Northern whitefish English Fishbase
Peled Bulgarian Fishbase
Peled English Fishbase
Peledmaräne German Fishbase
Peledsiika Finnish Fishbase
Peledsik Norwegian Fishbase
Peledsik Swedish Fishbase
Peluga Polish Fishbase
Pelyad Russian Fishbase
Stor Svævhelt Danish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Salmo peled Gmelin, 1788
Salmo pelet Pallas, 1814
Salmo cyprinoides Pallas, 1814
Coregonus rudolphianus Valenciennes, 1848

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