lake herring

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Synonyms for lake herring

cold-water fish caught in Lake Superior and northward

important food fish of cold deep lakes of North America

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DEC recently stocked lake herring into Irondequoit Bay on Lake Ontario.
The lake herring normally inhabits the deeper waters of oligotrophic lakes (Latta 1995).
They out-competed native species, such as lake herring, whitefish, chub, and perch, for plankton.
Further, Bythotrephes has quickly become abundant in the diets of planktivorous fish, such as the lake herring (Coregonus artedii) (Coulas and others 1998).
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