Common name of Coregonus clupeaformis
 
Common name Eastern whitefish
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Canada
Locality
Ref. Scott, W.B. and E.J. Crossman, 1973
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core color pattern(s)
1st modifier locality/area
2nd modifier
Remarks 'whitefish', i.e., any of the various market fishes with white flesh that is not oily (p. 1345 in Ref. 11978); 'white', from Indo-European '*kwitnos' or '*kwidnos', formed from same base as Sanskrit 'sveta', i.e., white and Russian 'svet', i.e., light (p. 573, Ref. 11979); 'Eastern', i.e., of the east and may refer to fish coming from Eastern North America.
 
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
Checked by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
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