Animalia > Chordata > Salmoniformes > Salmonidae > Coregonus > Coregonus peled

Coregonus peled (Big powan; Peled; Northern Whitefish)

Synonyms: Coregonus rudolphianus; Coregonus syrok; Salmo cyprinoides (heterotypic); Salmo peled (homotypic); Salmo pelet
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Wikipedia Abstract

The peled (Coregonus peled), also called the northern whitefish, is a species of freshwater whitefish in the Salmonidae family. It is found in northern Europe and Asia. The peled is related to ciscoes of the Coregonus sardinella complex.
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Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Migration [2]  Anadromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Darvinsky Zapovednik Ia 278421 Yaroslavl, Vologda, Russia
Palava Protected Landscape Area V   Czech Republic  
Trebon Basin Protected Landscape Area V 173393 Czech Republic  
Ubsunurskaya Kotlovina (Ubsunur Depression) Zapovednik Ia 798640 Tuva, Russia


External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Grenouillet, G. & Schmidt-Kloiber., A.; 2006; Fish Indicator Database. Euro-limpacs project, Workpackage 7 - Indicators of ecosystem health, Task 4,, version 5.0 (accessed on July 3, 2012).
2Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
3Gibson, 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