|Scientific Name:||Coregonus alpinus|
|Species Authority:||Fatio, 1885|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M.|
|Reviewer(s):||Bogutskaya, N., & Smith, K. (IUCN Freshwater Biodiversity Unit)|
The species is endemic to only one lake, Lake Thun (48 km²), Switzerland, where in recent surveys it was found to be rare. However, the lake is in very good condition and well managed and there are no known or potential threats to the species.
|Range Description:||Switzerland: Lake Thun.|
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|Population:||In recent surveys the species is rare but present.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Habitat: |
Lacustrine, in deep water.
Spawns in August-December, at 40-150 m deep, mainly near torrent deltas. Feeds on benthic invertebrates, especially chironomids.
|Major Threat(s):||No major threats known.|
|Conservation Actions:||No information.|
|Citation:||Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008. Coregonus alpinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135632A4166746.Downloaded on 28 May 2017.|
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