Coregonus lutokka Kottelat, Bogutskaya & Freyhof, 2005

Family:  Salmonidae (Salmonids), subfamily: Coregoninae
Max. size:  max. reported age: 10 years
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Europe: Lakes Ladoga and Onega, Russia. Introduced in many natural and artificial water bodies in European and Siberian parts of Russia. It is not yet clear whether populations from Lake Onega belong to this species or are part of an endemic species flock (Ref. 59043).
Biology:  Prefers stone and gravel bottom. Feeds on benthos (insect larvae, molluscs and crustaceans), in summer usually moves to upper water layers to feed on zooplankton, especially Cladocera (Ref. 59043).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 January 2008 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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