Common name of Coregonus clupeaformis
 
Common name Inland whitefish
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Canada
Locality British Columbia
Ref. Scott, W.B. and E.J. Crossman, 1973
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core color pattern(s)
1st modifier habitat/ecology
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); 'Inland', i.e., the interior part of a country (p. 623 in Ref. 11978) and used for fish resources would refer to freshwater bodies.
 
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
Checked by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
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