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Coregonus oxyrinchus Linnaeus, 1758

Houting

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Tripteronotus hautin La Cepède

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1940 (Bauch, 1958)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands and the United Kingdom

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

At least 15 preserved specimens exist:

 

Neotype: BMNH 1862.11.20.1

 

BMNH 1844.11.11.15

NMBE 1020331

MNHN B-2497,0000—1502

ZMA 108.138, 123.602, 123.602, 123.602

MNHN 0000—2786,

ZSM 4898 and 25478

ZMA 123.601, 123.601

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Linnaeus, Carolus. (1758). Systema naturæ per regna tria naturæ, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis. Stockholm, Sweden.

 

Other references:

Baensch, H. A. and Riehl, R. (1991). Aquarien atlas. Bd. 3. Melle: Mergus, Verlag für Natur-und Heimtierkunde, Germany. 1104 pp.

Bauch, G. (1958). Untersuchungen über die Gründe für den Ertragsrückgang der Elbfischerei zwischen Elbsandsteingebirge und Boitzenburg. Zeitschrift für Fischerei und deren Hilfswissenschaften 7: 161-437.

Borcherding, J., Breukelaar, A.W., Winter, H.V., König, U. (2013). Spawning migration and larval drift of anadromous North Sea houting (Coregonus oxyrinchus) in the River IJssel, the Netherlands. Ecology of Freshwater Fish first published online : 16 APR 2013, DOI: 10.1111/eff.12058

Day, F. (1880-1884). The Fishes of Great Britain and Ireland. London & Edinburgh: Williams & Norgate.

EWG (1997). Richtlinie 97/62/EG des Rates vom 27 Oktober 1997 zur Anpassung der Richtlinie 92/42/EWG zur Erhaltung der natu¨ rlichen Lebensra¨ume sowie der wild lebenden Tiere und Pflanzen an den technischen and wissenschaftlichen Fortschritt. Amtsblatt der Europa¨ischen Gemeinschaften Reihe L305, 42-65.

Freyhof, J. (2002). Freshwater fish diversity in Germany, threats and species extinction. In Conservation of Freshwater Fishes: Options for the Future (Collares-Pereira, M. J., Cowx, I. G. & Coelho, M. M., eds), pp. 3-22. Oxford: Blackwell Science.

Freyhof, J. and Kottelat, M. (2008). Coregonus oxyrinchus. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 09 July 2011.

Freyhof, J. and Schöter, C. (2005). The houting Coregonus oxyrinchus (L.)(Salmoniformes: Coregonidae), a globally extinct species from the North Sea basin. Journal of Fish Biology 67(3): 713-729.

Hansen, M. M., Fraser, D. J., Als, T. D., Mensberg, K. L. D. (2008). Reproductive isolation, evolutionary distinctiveness and setting conservation priorities: the case of European lake whitefish and the endangered North Sea houting (Coregonus spp.). BMC Evol. Biol. 8: 137.

Hansen, M. M., Mensberg, K.-L. D. & Berg, S. (1999). Postglacial recolonization patterns and genetic relationships among whitefish (Coregonus sp.) populations in Denmark, inferred from mitochondrial DNA and microsatellite markers. Molecular Ecology 8, 239-252.

Jacobsen MW, Hansen MM, Orlando L, Bekkevold D, Bernatchez L, Willerslev E, Gilbert MT. (2012). Mitogenome sequencing reveals shallow evolutionary histories and recent divergence time between morphologically and ecologically distinct European whitefish (Coregonus spp.). Mol. Ecol. 21: 2727-2742.

Kottelat, M. (1997). European freshwater fishes. Biologia 52, Suppl. 5: 1-271.

Kottelat, M. and J. Freyhof, 2007. Handbook of European freshwater fishes. Publications Kottelat, Cornol and Freyhof, Berlin. 646 pp.

Lelek, A. & Buhse, G. (1992). Fische des Rhein - früher und heute. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York: Springer.

Maitland, Peter S. and Lyle, Alex A. (1991). Conservation of freshwater fish in the British Isles: The current status and biology of threatened species. Aquatic Conservation 1(1): 25-54. [Abstract]

Muus, B.J. and P. Dahlström, 1968. Süßwasserfische. BLV Verlagsgesellschaft, München. 224 p.

Østbye K., Bernatchez L., Naesje T..F, Himberg K.J.M., Hindar K. (2005).Evolutionary history of the European whitefish Coregonus lavaretus (L.) species complex as inferred from mtDNA phylogeography and gill-raker numbers. Molecular Ecology, 14:4371-4387.

Poll, M. (1947). Poissons marins. Faune de Belgique, 1. Le Patrimoine du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique/Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique: Brussels, Belgium. 452 pp.

Redeke, H. C. (1934). Über den Rheinschnäpel, Coregonus oxyrhynchus L. Verhandlungen der Internationalen Vereinigung für Limnologie 6, 352-357.

Regan, C. T. (1911). The Freshwater Fishes of the British Isles. London: Methuen.

Riede, K., 2004. Global register of migratory species - from global to regional scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. Federal Agency for Nature Conservation, Bonn, Germany. 329 pp.

Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991. World fishes important to North Americans. Exclusive of species from the continental waters of the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Publ. (21): 243 pp.

Schöter C., 2002. Revision der Schnäpel und Großen Maränen des Nordseeund südwestlichen Ostseeraumes (Teleostei: Coregonidae). Diplomarbeit, Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, Bonn.

Winter, H.V., De Leeuw, J.J., Bosveld, J. (2008). Houting in het IJsselmeergebied. Een uitgestorven vis terug? Wageningen IMARES. Rapport nummer C084/08. https://edepot.wur.nl/143719 (in Dutch)

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