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

Broad whitefish - Coregonus nasus (Pallas, 1776)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not Applicable (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 species code 1111


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
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Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2013-2018 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Broad whitefish English Fishbase
Chir Russian Fishbase
Coregone Italian Fishbase
Coregono-da-vasa Portuguese Fishbase
Czyr Polish Fishbase
Fera French Fishbase
Große Bodenrenke German Fishbase
Große Märane German Fishbase
Helt Danish Fishbase
Large Bottom Whitefish English Fishbase
Palée du Léman French Fishbase
Pyörökuonosiika Finnish Fishbase
Sandfelchen German Fishbase
Stor bundhelt Danish Fishbase
Tschir Russian Fishbase
Urunkeika Russian Fishbase
Synonym Author
Coregonus kennicotti Milner, 1883
Coregonus nasus kennicotti Milner 1883
Salmo nasus Pallas, 1776
Salmo nasutus (Pallas, 1776)
Salmo schokur Pallas, 1776
Coregonus fera (non Jurine, 1825)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Coregonus nasus European Network on Invasive Alien Species
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

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