|Scientific Name:||Coregonus clupeoides|
|Species Authority:||La Cepède, 1803|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M.|
|Reviewer/s:||Bogutskaya, N., & Smith, K. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)|
Good stocks remain in this species' natural range, and two translocated stocks have been established in reservoirs. There are no current, or definite future threats. However the introduction of alien species is a potential threat and has occurred in many lakes in the UK in recent years.
|Range Description:||Scotland: Loch Lomond and Loch Eck; introduced in two reservoirs in Loch Lomond basin (Loch Sloy, Carron Reservoir).|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||
Lacustrine, in open water.
In Loch Lomond, spawns in late December-early February, usually in early January, on offshore banks and reefs at temperatures close to 6°C. Feeds on crustaceans and insects.
|Major Threat(s):||Introduction of alien species is a potential threat|
|Conservation Actions:||No information.|
|Citation:||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008. Coregonus clupeoides. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 June 2013.|
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