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Coregonus zenithicus (Longjaw cisco; Light-back tullibee; Lake Superior longjaw; Shortjaw cisco; Shortjaw chub; Pale-back tullibee)

Synonyms: Argyrosomus zenithicus; Leucichthys entomophagus; Leucichthys zenithicus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The shortjaw cisco (Coregonus zenithicus) is a species deepwater cisco distributed widely in deeper lakes of Canada.
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Attributes

Female Maturity [1]  4 years
Adult Length [1]  15 inches (37 cm)
Brood Dispersal [1]  In the open
Brood Egg Substrate [1]  Litho-pelagophils
Brood Guarder [1]  No
Diet [2]  Carnivore
Litter Size [1]  19,000
Maximum Longevity [1]  11 years

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Algonquin Provincial Park IV 1868802 Ontario, Canada
Isle Royale Biosphere Reserve Ib 571799 Michigan, United States
Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve 470167 Ontario, Canada  
Wood Buffalo National Park II 11038545 Alberta, Canada

Prey / Diet

Mysis relicta (opossum shrimp)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alosa pseudoharengus (kyack)1
Coregonus hoyi (Bloater)1
Cottus cognatus (Anadyr sculpin)1
Myoxocephalus quadricornis (Alaska fourhorn sculpin)1
Osmerus eperlanus (European smelt)1
Osmerus mordax (Rainbow smelt)1
Perca flavescens (Yellow perch)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Cyathocephalus truncatus <Unverified Name>[4]
Proteocephalus exiguus[4]
Proteocephalus longicollis[4]

Range Map

America, North - Inland waters; Canada; Great Lakes; Mackenzie; Nearctic; North America: Great Slave Lake in Northwest Territories, Canada southeast through Hudson Bay and Great Lakes basin (except Lakes Ontario and Erie). Declining in Lakes Superior and Nipigon. Uncommon outside Great Lakes basin (Ref. 5723).; USA (contiguous states);

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 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 animaldiversity.org 3Status of the shortjaw cisco (Coregonus zenithicus) in Lake Superior, Michael H. Hoff & Thomas N. Todd, Ann. Zool. Fennici 41: 147–154 (2004) 4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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