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

Bottom Whitefish - Coregonus pidschian (Gmelin, 1788)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code 2496


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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

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bottom Whitefish English Fishbase
Bundhelt Danish Fishbase
Coregone Italian Fishbase
Coregono-do-fundo Portuguese Fishbase
Kilch French Fishbase
Kleine Bodenrenke German Fishbase
Kropffelchen German Fishbase
Ledovitomorskje Russian Fishbase
Pohjasiika Finnish Fishbase
Sieja pizjan Polish Fishbase
Storsik Swedish Fishbase
Synonym Author
Coregonus lavaretus pidschian (Gmelin 1788)
Coregonus polcur Varpakhovskii 1899
Salmo pidschian Gmelin, 1788
Salmo polcur Pallas, 1814
Coregonus sikus Cuvier, 1829
Coregonus smitti Warpachovski, 1900
Coregonus fera forma inarensis Järvi, 1928
Coregonus lavaretus pidschianoides Pravdin, 1931
Salmo lavaretus (non Linnaeus, 1758)
Coregonus polcur (Pallas, 1814)
Coregonus fera inarensis Järvi, 1928

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External data

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