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Coregonus lavaretus maraena

Basic information
Scientific name Coregonus lavaretus maraena (No picture)
Common names Common whitefish
Higher taxon Salmonidae, Salmoniformes, Actinopterygii
Natural range Poland, Sweden, and Finland
Habitat Lakes, ponds, and rivers.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Released for ports fishing in Nagano Pref. Not established in Japan. Range in Japan
Origin Former USSR and Czechoslovakia
Date 1929 (from former USSR), and 1977/1978 (from former Czechoslovakia)
Route Deliberate: Imported as fishery resource. Now released for sports fishing.
Impact Unknown impact.
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries Czech (1882, origin unknown)
Reference Notes
  • Froese & Pauly (eds) (2009) FishBase (Accessed on 2010-12-14) http://www.fishbase.org/
  • Kawanabe et al. (eds) (2002) Freshwater Fishes of Japan, 3rd ed.. Yama-kei Publishers, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Matsuzawa & Senou (2008) Alien fishes of Japan. Bun-ichi Sogo Shuppan, Tokyo (in Jpn)