Coregonus nigripinnis (Milner, 1874)

Blackfin cisco

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Argyrosomus nigripinnis Milner, 1874 (original combination); Coregonus nigripinnus (Milner, 1874)

 

The Blackfin cisco may simply be a variety of C. artedi (Gimenez Dixon, 1996).

 

Conservation Status

Extinct (Burkhead, 2012)

Last record: 26 June 1923 (Miller et al. 1989:24), 1960 (COSEWIC, 2007) (Lake Huron); 26 November 1969 (Miller et al. 1989:24) (Lake Michigan)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Estimated date of extinction: 1969 (Burkhead, 2012)

 

Distribution

North America

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Milner, J. W. (1874). New species of Argyrosomus and Coregonus. United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Report of the Commissioner for 1872-73: 86-89.


Other references:

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Burkhead, Noel M. (2012). Extinction Rates in North American Freshwater Fishes, 1900–2010. BioScience 62(9): 798-808.

COSEWIC. (2007). COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the blackfin cisco Coregonus nigripinnis in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa, ON. vi + 23 pp.

Day, David. (1981). The Doomsday Book of Animals: A Natural History of Vanished Species. New York, N.Y.: The Viking Press.

Gimenez Dixon, M. (1996). Coregonus nigripinnis. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 09 July 2011.

Gimenez Dixon, M. 1996. Coregonus nigripinnis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T5371A11124753. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T5371A11124753.en. Accessed on 02 July 2022.

Groombridge, B. (ed.). 1994. 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

IUCN. 1990. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1986. 1986 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1988. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Jelks, Howard L., Walsh, Stephen J., Burkhead, Noel M., Contreras-Balderas, Salvador, Díaz-Pardo, Edmundo, Hendrickson, Dean A., Lyons, J., Mandrak, Nicholas E., McCormick, Frank, Nelson, Joseph F., Platania, Steven P., Porter, Brady A., Renaud, Claude B., Schmitter-Soto, Juan Jacabo, Taylor, Eric B. and Warren, Melvin L. Jr. (2008). Conservation status of imperiled North American freshwater and diadromous fishes. Fisheries 33(8): 372-407.

Koelz, W. (1929). Coregonid fishes of the Great Lakes. Bull. U. S. Bur. Fish 43: 297-643.

Mandrak, N. E., Pratt, T. C. and Reid, S. M. (2014). Evaluating the current status of deepwater ciscoes (Coregonus spp.) in Canadian waters of Lake Huron, 2002-2012, with emphasis on Shortjaw Cisco (C. zenithicus). DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2013/108. v + 12 pp.

Miller, R. R., Williams, J. D. and Williams, J. E. (1989). Extinctions of North American fishes during the past century. Fisheries 14(6): 22-38.

Parker, B. J. (1989). Status of the blackfin cisco, Coregonus nigripinnis in Canada. Can. Field Nat. 103: 9-162.

Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea, and W.B. Scott. (1991). Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. American Fisheries Society, Special Publication 20. 183 pp.

 

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