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Stenodus leucichthys (Sheefish; Inconnu; Conny; Connie; Beloribitsa)

Synonyms: Salmo leucichthys (homotypic); Salmo mackenzii; Stenodus leucichthys leucichthys; Stenodus leucichthys mackenzii; Stenodus mackenzii
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Wikipedia Abstract

Stenodus nelma, known alternatively as the nelma, sheefish, inconnu or connie, is a commercial species of freshwater whitefish in the family Salmonidae. It is widespread in the Arctic rivers from the Kola Peninsula (White Sea basin) eastward across Siberia to the Anadyr River and also in the North American basins of the Yukon River and Mackenzie River.
View Wikipedia Record: Stenodus leucichthys

Endangered Species

Status: Extinct in the wild
View IUCN Record: Stenodus leucichthys


Adult Weight [1]  48.502 lbs (22.00 kg)
Female Maturity [1]  11 years
Male Maturity [1]  10 years
Maximum Longevity [1]  22 years
Migration [2]  Anadromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Kenozersky National Park 345115 Arkhangelsk, Russia
Nenetsk State Nature Reserve 774428 Nenets, Russia
Tsentral'no-Sibirskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 2521510 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Verkhne-Tazovsky State Nature Reserve 1564938 Yamalo-Nenets, Russia

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Esox lucius (Jack)1
Lota lota (Thin-tailed burbot)1


External References

NatureServe Explorer


Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Riede, Klaus (2004) Global Register of Migratory Species - from Global to Regional Scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. 330 pages + CD-ROM
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Alaska Department of Fish and Game
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0