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Coregonus gutturosus (Gmelin, 1818)

Bodensee kilch, Kilch, Lake Constance whitefish

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Salmo gutturosus Gmelin, 1818 (original combination)

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: 1970's?

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Lake Constance (Austria, Germany and Switzerland)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

"the only existing specimens of a now-extinct whitefish species, C. gutturosus Gmelin 1818, can only be found in the collection of Paul Steinmann...

...Material examined. Non-types. NMBE-1076230 (Eawag-246), NMBE1076232 (Eawag-248–1), NMBE-1076233 (N = 6: Eawag–249–1, Eawag-249–2,
Eawag-249–3, Eawag-249–4, Eawag-249–5, Eawag-249–6), NMBE-1076232 (N =
2: Eawag-248–2, Eawag-248–3), Switzerland, Lake Constance (47°38'N, 9°22'E), N

= 10, 169–292 mm SL." (Selz et al., 2020:126,143)

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Gmelin, Karl (Carl) Christian. (1818). Gemeinnützige systematische Naturgeschichte der Fische für gebildete Leser : nach dem Linneischen Natursystem / entworfen von Carl Christian Gmelin. - Mannheim : Nehdeck, 1818. - X, 383 S., 113 Taf. : zahlr. Ill.; (dt.)


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Freyhof, J. & Kottelat, M. 2008b. Coregonus gutturosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135506A4134620. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T135506A4134620.en. Accessed on 20 June 2022.

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Ruhlé, C. and Kindle, T. 1992. Morphological comparison of river-spawning whitefish of the alpine Rhine with the whitefish of lake Constance.

Selz, O. M., Dönz, C. J., Vonlanthen, P. and Seehausen, O. (2020). A taxonomic revision of the whitefish of lakes Brienz and Thun, Switzerland, with descriptions of four new species (Teleostei, Coregonidae). ZooKeys 989: 79-162. doi: https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.989.32822 [pp. 124-125]

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