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Coregonus hoyi (Bloater)

Synonyms: Argyrosomus hoyi
Language: Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

The bloater (Coregonus hoyi) is a species or form of freshwater whitefish in the family Salmonidae. It is a silvery-coloured herring-like fish, 25.5 centimetres long. It is found in most of the Great Lakes and in Lake Nipigon, where it inhabits underwater slopes.
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Attributes

Female Maturity [2]  2 years
Adult Length [2]  15 inches (37 cm)
Brood Dispersal [2]  In the open
Brood Egg Substrate [2]  Litho-pelagophils
Brood Guarder [2]  No
Diet [1]  Carnivore, Planktivore
Litter Size [2]  34,891
Maximum Longevity [2]  10 years
Water Biome [1]  Pelagic, Benthic, Lakes and Ponds

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Fathom Five National Marine Park II   Ontario, Canada
Isle Royale Biosphere Reserve Ib 571799 Michigan, United States
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore II 62563 Michigan, United States

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Amnicola limosus (mud amnicola)[3]
Bythotrephes longimanus (spiny waterflea)[3]
Cyclops bicuspidatus (cyclopoid copepod)[3]
Daphnia galeata (waterflea)[3]
Diaptomus sicilis (calanoid copepod)[3]
Diporeia hoyi (amphipod)[3]
Mysis relicta (opossum shrimp)[3]
Sergentia coracina (chironomid)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alosa pseudoharengus (kyack)8
Coregonus clupeaformis (Common whitefish)5
Coregonus zenithicus (Longjaw cisco)1
Cottus cognatus (Anadyr sculpin)8
Gasterosteus aculeatus (Alaskan stickleback)1
Lota lota (Thin-tailed burbot)1
Myoxocephalus quadricornis (Alaska fourhorn sculpin)8
Neogobius melanostomus (Round goby)1
Oncorhynchus mykiss (redband trout)4
Osmerus eperlanus (European smelt)2
Osmerus mordax (Rainbow smelt)8
Perca flavescens (Yellow perch)8
Sander vitreus (Walleye)4

Predators

Lota lota (Thin-tailed burbot)[3]
Micropterus dolomieu (Smallmouth bass)[3]
Oncorhynchus kisutch (coho salmon or silver salmon)[3]
Oncorhynchus mykiss (redband trout)[3]
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha (chinook salmon or king salmon)[3]
Salmo trutta (Brown trout)[3]
Salvelinus namaycush (American lake char)[3]
Sander vitreus (Walleye)[3]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Crepidostomum farionis[4]
Cyathocephalus truncatus <Unverified Name>[4]
Cystidicola farionis <Unverified Name>[4]
Diphyllobothrium ditremum[4]
Diphyllobothrium plerocercoid <Unverified Name>[4]
Diplostomum spathaceum[4]
Discocotyle sagittata[4]
Echinorhynchus leidyi[4]
Echinorhynchus salmonis[4]
Ichthyocotylurus erraticus[4]
Neoechinorhynchus rutili[4]
Neoechinorhynchus tumidus[4]
Proteocephalus exiguus[4]
Proteocephalus laruei <Unverified Name>[4]
Tetracotyle intermedia <Unverified Name>[4]
Triaenophorus crassus[4]

Range Map

Link to Map
America, North - Inland waters; Canada; Great Lakes; Nearctic; North America: found only in Great Lakes (except Lake Erie) in Canada-USA and Lake Nipigon in Canada. This species is probably extirpated from Lakes Ontario and Nipigon, threatened in Lake Michigan, and declining in Lakes Superior and Huron.; USA (contiguous states);

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Citations

Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 3NOAA, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory 4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Range map provided by NatureServe. 2010. Digital Distribution Maps of the Freshwater Fishes in the Conterminous United States. Version 3.0. Arlington, VA. U.S.A.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access