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Prosopium williamsoni (Williamson's whitefish; Rocky Mountain whitefish; Mountain whitefish; Ménomini des montagnes; Grayling)

Synonyms: Coregonus oregonius; Coregonus williamsoni; Prosopium oregonium
Language: Danish; Finnish; Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

The mountain whitefish (Prosopium williamsoni) is one of the most widely distributed salmonid fish of western North America. It is found from the Mackenzie River drainage in Northwest Territory, Canada south through western Canada and the northwestern USA in the Pacific, Hudson Bay and upper Missouri River basins to the Truckee River drainage in Nevada and Sevier River drainage in Utah.
View Wikipedia Record: Prosopium williamsoni

Attributes

Adult Weight [2]  3.54 lbs (1.61 kg)
Female Maturity [1]  4 years
Adult Length [1]  28 inches (70 cm)
Brood Dispersal [1]  Hidden
Brood Egg Substrate [1]  Lithophils (rock-gravel)
Brood Guarder [1]  No
Diet [3]  Carnivore
Litter Size [1]  24,136
Maximum Longevity [1]  14 years

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Banff National Park II 1690912 Alberta, Canada
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area V 36286 Montana, Wyoming, United States
Glacier National Park II 953799 Montana, United States
Jasper National Park II 2776809 Alberta, Canada
Kootenay National Park II 341762 British Columbia, Canada
Mount Rainier National Park II 235186 Washington, United States
Nahanni National Park Reserve II 1309627 Northwest Territories, Canada
Olympic Biosphere Reserve II 922805 Washington, United States
Waterton Biosphere Reserve II 121459 Alberta, Canada
Yellowstone Biosphere Reserve II 2196863 Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, United States

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Allocreadium lobatum[4]
Crepidostomum farionis[4]
Cystidicola farionis <Unverified Name>[4]
Diphyllobothrium dendriticum[4]
Diplostomum baeri[4]
Diplostomum spathaceum[4]
Eubothrium salvelini[4]
Haplonema hamulatum <Unverified Name>[4]
Ichthyocotylurus platycephalus[4]
Neoechinorhynchus rutili[4]
Neoechinorhynchus saginatus[4]
Neoechinorhynchus salmonis[4]
Neoechinorhynchus tumidus[4]
Paradilepis simoni <Unverified Name>[4]
Philonema agubernaculum <Unverified Name>[4]
Pomphorhynchus bulbocolli[4]
Proteocephalus laruei <Unverified Name>[4]
Rhabdochona kisutchi[4]
Rhabdochona milleri[4]
Tetraonchus variabilis <Unverified Name>[4]
Truttaedacnitis truttae <Unverified Name>[4]
Tylodelphys scheuringi <Unverified Name>[4]

Range Map

Link to Map
America, North - Inland waters; Canada; Fraser; Mackenzie; Missouri; Nearctic; North America: Mackenzie River drainage in Northwest Territory, Canada south through western Canada and northwestern USA in the Pacific, Hudson Bay and upper Missouri River basins to Truckee River drainage in Nevada and Sevier River drainage in Utah, USA; North America: Mackenzie River drainage in Northwest Territory, Canada south through western Canada and northwestern USA in the Pacific, Hudson Bay and upper Missouri River basins to Truckee River drainage in Nevada and Sevier River drainage in Utah, USA.; USA (contiguous states);

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Citations

Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Frimpong, 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. 2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 3Myers, 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 4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Images provided by Google Image Search
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